Forces, BDS defuse 5.5 kg bomb in Bannu



PESHAWAR : Security forces and Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) Saturday averted a big sabotage attempt by recovering and later defusing a 5.5 kg explosive device in Wali Noor Janikhel area of Bannu district.

Bannu police said security forces and Bomb Disposal Squad taking an in time action on intelligence bases information, recovered a remote controlled bomb, planted on roadside in Wali Noor Janikhel and neutralized the explosive with sophisticated technique.

The bomb was planted for a big terror activity by unknown terrorists, however quick action by the security forces averted the sabotage attempt.

The Improvised explosive device weighing over 5kg was also filled with shrapnel to cause maximum damage.

Police have started a big scale search operation in the areas to nab the miscreants.