KHYBER AGENCY - FC personnel foiled a bid of smuggling eight kg hashish from Afghanistan to Pakistan here in Torkham border on Tuesday, official sources informed.

They said that the FC personnel were busy performing their routine duties, adding that they stopped an unknown Afghan national pedestrian for checking. During search, eight kg hashish of fine quality was recovered from his handbag.

The accused tried to flee across the border to Afghanistan and succeeded, sources said. They said hashish was taken into custody and case was registered against the unknown person.