Terror bid to target Jaffar Express foiled

Dera Murad Jamali

A terror bid to target ‘Jaffar Express’ was thwarted by the Frontier Force and other law enforcement agencies here on Tuesday. According to details, the terrorists planted a indigenously made bomb at the railway track. On receipt of information , Police summoned the Bomb Disposal Squad which defused the bomb.
A spokesman for the FC confirmed that the terrorists wanted to target the Jaffar Express. The FC however began a search operation for the terrorists but no arrests could be made.
Terrorists have been targeting the railway track as they can do so without any fear of being challenged by the law enforcement agencies. At least one passenger was killed and several others injured as a remote-controlled bomb hit the Jaffar Express in Balochistan’s Sibi district in April last year.—INP

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