The Frontier Corps and intelligence agencies on Sunday recovered a large cache of weapons in joint operations conducted in Kurram and Orakzai agencies, a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Rockets, improvised explosive devices, grenades and mortar bombs were seized in raids conducted in Orakzai Agency’s Kalaya and Parachinar in Kurram Agency, the statement said.
ISPR claimed that the large cache of weapons seized “was an indication that a major terrorist attack had been averted.”
Communication equipment was also recovered, the statement said.
“Underground tunnels established by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan were destroyed,” in Kalaya during the operation, the statement added.
Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunition including rockets, prepared IEDs, explosive, grenades, mortor bombs, different types of weapons and communication equipment from Kalaya, Aurakzai Agency and Parachinar, Kurram Agency. The operations were launched on credible intelligence. TTP Markaz established in under ground tunnels in Kalaya, Aurakzai Agency destroyed during Operation .
In a separate IBO in Parachinar, Kurram Agency, FC and intelligence Agencies recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition including rockets, IEDs, grenade, mines, mortor ammo, explosives different types of weapons and communication equipment.
The recovery of such huge cache indicative of planning for major terrorist attack which has been averted.