Pakistan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa BDU saves thousands of lives since 2009


The bomb disposal unit (BDU) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has saved thousands of lives by foiling at least 137 suicide attacks and defusing 4653 explosive devices since 2009.

From a small squad of a few experts working within limited resources and no incentives for risking their lives, the BDU was made a proper unit when the province was hit by terrorism almost a decade ago.

“The experts of the BDU risked their lives on innumerable occasions to save the lives of the general public. They have foiled 4653 attacks in KP since 2009,” Mohammad Ali Gandapur, the deputy inspector general of the Special Branch told The News. The BDU works under the Special Branch.

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Source: The News