Explosives-laden vehicle seized in Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A terror bid was foiled in the Quetta city of Pakistan's Balochistan province when police seized an explosives-laden auto rickshaw, parked near a petrol pump, Monday.

There was about 200 kg explosives in the vehicle, reported Geo News citing Deputy Inspector General of police (operations) Fayyaz Sumbal.

He said a police patrolling team noticed that an auto rickshaw had been parked near petrol pump in the city's Hazar Gunji area near Western bypass.

The team informed the bomb disposal squad which confirmed presence of explosives in the vehicle connected to a remote control and defused it, the official added.


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