Bomb in a Water Cooler Defused at a Bus Terminal in Peshawar

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Friday, 21 August 2015 16:36

PESHAWAR: Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) and police on Friday foiled a terror bid when they arrested an alleged militant and defused a high intensity explosive near a general bus stand in Peshawar’s Gulbahar area.

“We were informed about a suspected activity near the bus stand and police along with a bomb disposal squad went to the location,” police official told media.

“A suspect carrying an explosive weighing around 11kg in a water cooler was arrested from near the bus stand,” the official added.

While the bomb disposal unit cordoned off the area to defuse the bomb, police officials carried out investigation following the arrest of the suspect, identified as Wahidullah. ”The suspect belonged to the Aurakzai Agency and was allegedly associated with a banned outfit,” an official stated.

The official said while defusing the explosive, the IED went off creating panic in the surrounding areas. However, no casualties were reported.

Earlier this year, a blast in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area left two police officials dead while five others were injured. The outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack on the police officers.

Rating: 5 Read 598 times

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.

Pakistan Views - National & International News Portal (Pakistan Views) stands as a website enlightening the masses with all information related to current affair, entertainment, sports, technology, etc. It has been brought into existence to ensure that voice of Pakistan reaches the masses. Ensuring that a true picture of Pakistan is portrayed in the right manner to the world. The website is to bring forth the real picture of Pakistan negating avenues of Terrorism and Non-State Actor.