Motorbike-borne IED defused in PIB Colony raid


The East Range police have responded timely to foil a terrorism bid by impounding a motorbike from PIB Colony that was fitted with an IED.

East Range police chief DIG Amir Farooqi told The News that in view of the incoming new year and the recent attempts at disturbing the peace of Karachi, they had beefed up security in his jurisdiction, with orders for maximum patrolling and expansion of intelligence network.

The DIG said that late on Saturday night, information was received by his office that some suspects were present in PIB Colony’s Karnal Basti, and that they were planning to carry out terrorism, following which he ordered a raid.

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Source: The News International