Published On: Sun, Dec 29th, 2013
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

Two bomb making factories busted, says IG FC

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QUETTA: Security forces in Balochistan have recovered huge quantity of explosives, arms and ammo in series of raids. Balochistan Frontier Corps in a raid at the two bomb-making factories forced them close down after recovering huge arms cache in Chaman and Toba Achakzai on Saturday.

Briefing the Commander southern command, Lt. General Nasir Khan Janjua and FC IG Major General Ijaz Shahid, FC Operations Commander, Lt. Col. Zafar Iqbal disclosed this here. He said that the huge arms cache recovered from the closed down factories included suicide jackets, different sorts of bombs, mines and anti-tank mines. Besides suicide bombers were also trained over there.

Lt. Col. Zafar Iqbal said that each factory had four compounds where high-tech laboratories were set up where different types of chemicals and explosive materials prepared were being tested, while the maps of Pakistan and Afghanistan were kept in one of the compounds for training the suicide bombers to hit the desired locations in the two countries.