KP Police arrest 5 TTP terrorists, huge cache of weapons seized

KP Police arrest 5 TTP terrorists, huge cache of weapons seized

PESHAWAR: KP Police have arrested five alleged militants of banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) from Shabqadar, Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P),  with heavy cache of explosive and ammunition.

“The arrests have thwarted a major terror bid,” SHO Shabqadar Police Station Muhammad Arif told the media.

Arif said the militants were planning an attack on vaccination teams during the on-going anti-polio drive in the area.

Police displayed the recovered 40kg of explosive, seven mortar shells, three speaker magnets, two IEDs, 10 hand grenades, 13 detonators, and five remote control receivers with a 20-metre of cord from the spot.

Police also showed the five suspects with their faces covered and ammunition to media and added that by doing so they have saved the area from destruction.