QUETTA: The security forces have on Thursday foiled a major terrorism bid in Balochistan and seized huge caches of explosives used in improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
The explosives – comprising remote detonators, ball bearings, wires and other materials – were recovered from Qamaruddin Karez area. Furthermore, eight bombs weighing 6-8 kilograms were also seized.
The explosives were possibly brought from Afghanistan. It has further been learnt that banned outfit of Tehreek-e-Taliban had planned to conduct terrorist activities in Quetta and Zhob.