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KARACHI: Karachi Police claim to have thwarted a terror bid by recovering a large quantity of explosive material and arms in the city’s Manghopir area, DawnNews reported.

According to the police, a raid was conducted in Manghopir after an anonymous tip-off was received. During the raid, police searched a car in the area in which they found explosive material.

IG Sindh Fayaz Laghari told a press conference that during the raid a terrorist had also been killed and two suicide jackets had been recovered.

Laghari said that the terrorists were planning to join the Muharram procession as mourners and then would have carried out the attack in the middle of the crowd.

He said that the arrested terrorists were being investigated and preliminary investigations indicated that the group to which they belong may also have been responsible for the Abbas Town bombing.

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Comments (20)

Adil Rizvi
November 25, 2012 6:39 pm
Coordinated effort against terrorists pays off. Can we ask our law enforcement agencies to keep continue these efforts for all year around and ask People to demand and Politicians to support.
November 26, 2012 1:22 am
Hi Pakistani brothers , I am happy to hear this news and would suggest that we set up an Army trial for these terrorist not the civilian court as these guys need proper punishment.
November 26, 2012 12:16 am
Good job! however, if ya all not notice, two of them ran away during the firing exchange...wonder, what will they do now?
javed abbas
November 25, 2012 1:05 pm
Doing a great job
November 25, 2012 1:02 pm
Arresting suicide bomber might help for the time but it's not cure, you have to catch the source then let wear him the jacket and press the button with his/her associates. Otherwise they keep coming back with different faces... AN EYE FOR AN EYE or Sawal jis zaban mai kia jiay jawab bh usi zaban mai daina chaheay.
November 26, 2012 2:59 am
Very gratifying result of excellent police work, no matter in response to a tip. Well trained and well equipped police force and intelligence inputs must be recognized as being fundamental to improving the security of the people.
November 26, 2012 4:02 am
When ever the police and other security agencies do their good jobs they appreciated from every corner of society but same time they fail ,its does not means that they are not performning their duties but the lapses are there .
November 25, 2012 2:30 pm
Government has to make sure that these terrorists should get due panishment without any delay.
November 26, 2012 4:04 am
I agree with comments of Mr.T
Shahid Masud (@HotMasud)
November 25, 2012 4:48 pm
IG Fayaz Laghari was quick enough to call a press conference and claim the credit. No doubt it is a big achievement for the law enforcing agencies but was he ever quick enough to call a press conference and admit his failures.
November 26, 2012 4:32 am
Please be positive.
Ali G
November 25, 2012 3:12 pm
Karachites have been saved from a very devastating event which could have riped the city into chaos. Good work law enforcement agencies...
M R Khawaja
November 25, 2012 5:24 pm
Difficult to believe in a nation of 180 millions pakistanis no one knows these terrorists they do not come from sky they live in pakistan some ones son/daughter father/brother unless some one has courage to inform the authorities about these people people in pakistan will keep dying. People who keep them in their houses/neighbourhood and help them are the same as terrorist themselves.
November 26, 2012 3:11 am
Why do people have to suffer so much because of religion.
November 26, 2012 5:51 am
These are criminals who attach no value to life quite contrary to the teaching of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad(pbuh), it is such a travesty. They kill innocent folks to satisfy their own twisted beliefs.They should be dealt withthe full force of the law.
November 26, 2012 5:53 am
JazaK Allah to all for their tips and efforts
Nadia Farooqi
November 26, 2012 5:55 am
Where did all such arms and ammunition came from? I hear every other day about an attempted foiled and tons of explosives recovered. Do they imagine the magnitude of this?
November 26, 2012 2:29 pm
I wish I could
November 26, 2012 12:38 am
Thank you Police! and Rehman Malik also deserve applause for his efforts.
Sikander Khan
November 25, 2012 6:57 pm
Thank you so much anonymous for the tip-off. Allah aap ko abaad rakay. Also, thank you Karach Police for taking care of the situation right away. Lets get to the source of this and eliminate it. InshaAllah we will succeed.
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