Huge cache of explosives seized in Chaman
CHAMAN: The Frontier Corps (FC) on Thursday arrested two suspected persons and recovered huge cache of arms including suicide vest and mines during a targeted operation in the area.
According to FC spokesman, the security personnel raided a house in Chaman and recovered 2400 mines, 2 anti-tank mines, 516 IEDs, eight locally made bombs, electric devices, 24 timers, RDX sticks, switches, detonators, wire rolls, explosive bricks, a suicide jacket and many other devices.
Officials said the recovered explosive material was to be used for terrorist activities in the province especially during the month of Muharram when processions are taken out by Shia community on Ashura, the day marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A).
The arrested suspects were shifted to undisclosed location for further probe.