Shabqadar police has foiled a major terror plan by arresting three suspected terrorists of an outlawed organization during an intelligence-based operation here Wednesday. The police seized explosive materials, two IEDs and three hand-grenades on identification of the terrorists after being taken into custody.
The police said they were planning to carry out a number of terror attacks on the occasion of Ashura. According to police, one of the apprehended terrorists was a facilitator of a hardcore terrorist commander and had met with him several times in Afghanistan. The police said the terrorists had prepared a suicide bomber for targeting Khawajawas police station.