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Weapons seized from Afghanistan-bound truck

Weapons seized from Afghanistan-bound truck

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Sep 28, 2020 - 08:44

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): An attempt at smuggling weapons to Afghanistaninfo-icon has been thwarted and a trucker detained in Torkham, Pakistani officials say

During routine checking, paramilitary forces recovered the arms from truck (LOG 579) at zero point in Torkham town, a Pakistani newspaper reported on Monday.

The News International quoted local sources as saying the weapons included 31 foreign-made pistols and 30 magazines, concealed under cement bags

The driver of the truck identified as Nasrullah was arrested and a case filed against him. The detainee was sent to Khyber Rifles headquarters for further investigation.

The truck had crossed six police and Frontier Corps checkpoints on the Peshawar-Torkham highway before it was checked at the zero point.

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