• Muharram terror bid foiled: Two alleged Al-Qaeda terrorists arrested in Sargodha

    Security has been beefed up across the country during Muharrum-ul-Haram. Security has been beefed up across the country during Muharrum-ul-Haram.

    Police have foiled a major terror plan in Sargodha today (Saturday), arresting two alleged terrorists belonging to Al-Qaeda.

    Five hand grenades, 37 mortar shells, two kilograms of explosives and seven kalshnikovs were also recovered during the raid.

    Police display arms and ammunition recovered from terrorists‘ possession.

    According to police, the suspected terrorists were planning a major terror attack during Muharram-ul-Haram.

    Separately, the security forces arrested eight Afghan nationals from Nushki town of Balochistan on a tip-off from intelligence agencies.

    The suspects have been moved to undisclosed location for interrogation.

    The arrests came a day after two explosions targeted Rawalpindi-bound Jaffer Express in the town of Much, 55 kilometres (35 miles) east of Balochistan’s provincial capital Quetta, killing at least eight people besides wounding more than 20 others.

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