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— File photo
— File photo

ISLAMABAD: The capital police on Saturday arrested two suspected terrorists from Islamabad and foiled a major bid of terrorism, DawnNews reported.

On receiving tip-off about the suspects’ whereabouts, police conducted investigations and arrested the suspects from the remit of the Sihala police station in the federal capital.

The suspects were said to hail from the region of Azad Kashmir.

Police recovered 36 hand-grenades, five kilograms of explosives, detonators and other weapons from the suspects.

Meanwhile, police also registered a case against the suspected terrorists under Section 144.

Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan and a number of search operations have been carried out in the city in the recent past.

The city houses the Presidency, the Parliament and the Supreme Court and authorities in the past have also claimed to have foiled attacks on the Parliament which lies adjacent to Aiwan-i-Sadr.

Islamabad has also witnessed terrorist attacks in the past, among which the bombing targeting the Marriott Hotel remains the most well-known.