QUETTA - Personnel of law-enforcement agencies have arrested six alleged suicide bombers from Pashtoonabad area of provincial capital and seized 8kg explosives from them. According to sources, security forces on a tip- off raided a house situated at Pashtoonabad where a large number of Afghan refugees are settled. The security forces rounded up six Afghan nationals in the raid and also recovered 8kg explosives from the house. They were stated to be alleged suicide bombers and belonged to Afghanistan. They were living in a rented house. Three of the arrested persons were identified as Abdullah, Muhammad and Abdul Samad. They have been shifted to an unknown location for further investigation. Meanwhile, security forces arrested 141 Afghan nationals from different parts of Quetta during raids. They were staying without any legal documents. AFP adds: Security forces arrested several would-be suicide bombers during raids around Quetta, officials said. The arrests were made in satellite towns of Quetta, where local UN refugee agency (UNHCR) chief John Solecki was kidnapped this month in the country's most high-profile Western abduction in seven years. "Intelligence agents raided a house and arrested the suspected suicide bombers, along with suicide jackets and explosive material," a security official told AFP on condition of anonymity. They are being interrogated at a secret location, he added. Religious paraphernalia and pictures of Taliban leaders were confiscated from the rented house in Pashtoonabad, the official said. "Preliminary investigation reveals that three of the suspected bombers are residents of Waziristan and two are locals," the official added.