Huge cache of weapons seized as police issue terror alert

05 Oct, 2016 3:30 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The law enforcement agencies have on Wednesday foiled a terror plot in Karachi by recovering huge cache of weapons and explosive material during a raid in Azizabad area.

As per details, police carried out an intelligence-based raid at an abandoned house in Azizabad area near Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) headquarters Nine-Zero.

The seized weapons include anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank mine, Kalashnikov, 9mm, LMG, SMGs and other explosives. The weapons were concealed in the water tank of the house.

The weapons were likely to be used for terrorism in the city.

Sources in the area said that police searched the house for around seven hours after which the weapons were transported on a mini truck.

Meanwhile, following the ‘credible terrorism threat’ in Karachi, Sindh police have on Wednesday issued a terror alert during Muharram.

The terrorists of a banned organization can target police officers, lawyers and doctors. After the reports, authorities concerned have issued directives to beef-up security across the city.




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