CTD seizes arms, weapons hidden underground


The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday claimed to have seized a huge cache of weapons in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Orakzai district. According to CTD officials, two plastic bags full of weapons were hidden underground in Itmanzai area.

22 rocket-propelled grenade (RPG-7) launchers, 22 rounds, 12 hand grenades and hundreds of cartridges were recovered from the bags, they said.

A first information report (FIR) was filed at the CTD Kohat station following the seizure. Some unidentified terrorists had hidden the weapons in the area, the officials said.—INP


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