LAKKI MARWAT, Aug 13: Police on Monday thwarted two separate attempts of terrorism by getting three explosive devices defused in Nar Raza Khan and Tajazai areas of the district.

A police official said people of Nar Raza Khan village near Naurang town informed police about suspected material lying by a tubewell.

He said police rushed to the place and found two homemade explosive devices there.

“We called in bomb disposal squad, which successfully defused them,” he said.

The official said the two devices weighed 15 kg and were attached to a battery, a detonator, explosive wire and two stopwatches.

Also in the day, Ghaznikhel police foiled a bid to blow up power pylons of 66,000KV transmission line near Tajazai area. An official said an explosive device planted by unidentified people by power pylons of transmission line was defused by bomb disposal squad.—Correspondent

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