Police seize huge cache of explosives, arms from Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

Police have foiled a major terror bid by recovering a huge amount of explosives, arms and ammunition in two different intelligence-based search and strike operations in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday.

According to the police, more than 20 kilograms (kg) of explosives, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs), hand grenades, bulletproof jackets and material used in suicide bomb blasts were seized from the basement of a house in Himmat village.

More than 30 kgs of explosives were also recovered during a raid near the Zafarabad area.

Earlier, on August 16, four suspected terrorists were shot dead in a gun battle with security forces in Dera Ismail Khan.

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Source: Daily Times