PESHAWAR : Police averted a major sabotage bid by defusing a 10kg explosive device in Chamakani area of Peshawar on Wednesday. Police said that the explosives have been packed in a pressure cooker and placed near the Shahpoor Check Post, jurisdiction of Chamkani Police Station. Assistant Inspector General of Police and BDU In-charge Shafqat Malik said the bomb, which was fixed in a pressure cooker, has weighed about 10kg and was placed in the jurisdiction of Chamkani Police Station.
He said the apparent target was law enforcement agencies.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 21-Aug-2014