Suspected terrorist arrested with explosives

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Malir Cantt police Friday arrested a suspected terrorist belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).“The accused was identified as Mir Sardar Khan, son of Zareem Khan. He belonged to Tank district of Dera Ismail Khan and was currently residing in Orangi Town,” police said.

“The accused has been involved in several incidents of terrorism across the country,” they added and also claimed to have recovered explosives, batteries, ball bearings and wires from him.“He has been an active member of the banned TTP 2003, and he is also an expert in making and installing IEDs,” stated the police.

“He has also confessed to orchestrating an attack on an NGO office in Dera Ismail Khan in 2007 during preliminary interrogation,” police said.

“The accused, along with his accomplices, had attacked the Frontier Corps (FC) Fort in Tank in which 10 soldiers embraced martyrdom,” police affirmed.“His arrest has been made possible on the identification of an accomplice of him who was nabbed earlier. The criminal record of him is being ascertained for further investigation,” they added.

 

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