Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

5,000 kg of explosives seized in Balochistan

5,000 kg of explosives seized in Balochistan

Dec 01, 2014 - 11:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Three suspected terrorists were detained with 5,000 kilograms of explosives during raids in Pakistaninfo-icon’s southwestern Balochistan province on Monday.

Paramilitary troops and intelligence agents seized more than 200 Kalashnikov rifles as well as 9mm pistols and improvised explosive devices, a Pakistani TV channel reported.

A Frontier Corps spokesperson told a news conference in Quetta, the provincial capital, that identities of the detainees were yet to be ascertained.

Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti, who was also present at the press conference, said the security personnel had thwarted a possible terror attack.

A day earlier, a paramilitary soldier was killed and two of his colleagues were wounded in an ambush by militants in the Kech district of Balochistan.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update