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4 Afghan citizens detained in Charsadda on terror charges

4 Afghan citizens detained in Charsadda on terror charges

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Feb 01, 2016 - 11:50

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): Four Afghan citizens, suspected of involvement in terrorism, have been detained in Pakistaninfo-icon’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said

The detainees, allegedly spying for a foreign intelligence network, are said to be linked to a recent attack on the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda district. At least 31 people were killed in the brazen assault.

At least 21 others were hailed in raids in different areas of the district on Sunday. The four Afghans have been identified as Khan Agha, Noor Agha, Rahimullahand Khanimullah.

One police official told Pajhwok Afghan Newsthe Afghan nationals were arrested in Mandani area and shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation. Kalashnikovs, pistolsand SIMs were recovered from them.

Fake Pakistani identity cards from the men, the police official said, adding a key suspect -- Naveed Khan -- was being hunted.

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