ISLAMABAD : Three terrorists were held on Monday, two days before Pakistan Day Parade , foiling a possible terror bid.
Personnel of law enforcement agencies held terrorists belonging to banned outfits and seized explosives in their possession.
Law enforcers and operatives of intelligence conducted a joint operation in Taxila and Hazro and held Azam Khan, Riaz Khan and Wasiullah Mehsud.
Sources privy to the departments concerned reported that hundreds of bullets, explosives weighing nine kilograms, three Kalashnikovs, seven grenades and two pistols were seized.
Reportedly, the terrorists were planning an attack in the twin cities.
It should be mentioned here that the arrests have been made ahead of Pakistan Day Parade in the federal capital which is going to be attended by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, President, Mamnoon Hussain and Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa among federal ministers and other dignitaries.
Security arrangements are tight in the twin cities owing to the big day approaching.