QUETTA: Police on Thursday arrested three suspects and foiled a plot to carry out massive sabotage act in the provincial capital with seizing about 250 kg explosives from a Parado jeep in Eastern Bypass area.
Acting on a tip-off, the police launched a search operation. During search of a Parado vehicle on Allauddin Achakzai Road in Eastern Bypass area of the provincial capital, the police recovered 200 to 250 kg explosive material and arrested three suspects. The explosives included 20 pieces of rocket tubes, 1000 to 1200 explosive rounds, six filled cylinders, one suicide jacket, five primer cord coils, 10 rockets (RF-7), seven pieces of 400mm rockets, two hand grenades, 10 pieces of RC, three small bombs, one explosive mixing machine, 10 police uniforms and one digital scale.
The police said that arrested accused had been shifted to a police station for interrogation. "The seized explosives were to be used for a big sabotage act in the city," the police said.