June 13, 2024

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Police Foil Terror Attack In Landikotal, Defuse Explosives

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KHYBER: Police foiled a terrorism bid and defused eight kilograms of explosive device planted with the back wall of Charwazgay police check post on Wednesday, officials said.

Distruct Police Officer Salim Abbas Kulachi said during routine checking around the checkpost police spotted a suspected ghee container placed attached to the wall of police checkpost. As the  ghee container was spotted police vacated the check post and called the Bomb Disposal Unit(BDU),DPO said.

He said successfully police foiled an attempt of terrorists to target police and other innocent citizens walk through the check post. 

Salim Abbas said eight kilograms explosives were packed in a ghee tin.
Fear and anxiety among citizens further increased after they heard about the explosive device planted on a roadside police check post and asked the government to ensure their safety and security.

It may be added here that in the past few months several terrorism related incidents including target killings happened in district Khyber especially in Jamrid and Landikotal tehsils claiming several police and civilians lives. 

The responsibility of recent terrorism incidents have claimed by Al-Qaida and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan that shows their presence in the border areas of Pakistan.

TTP through written pamphlet warned journalists in district Khyber and asked them not to become the mouth piece of officials and the government. 

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