DERA BUGTI/JAFFARABAD- Security forces in a raid at a house in Dera Bugti recovered ten kilogram of explosive material and detonators and foiled a major terrorism bid.

Security sources said that the material was to be used by the miscreants in blasting sui gas installations. No one could be arrested as the miscreants left the house before arrival of the raiding party. On the other hand, security has been enhanced around gas fields in Dera Bugti fearing acts of terrorism on Independence Day on 14th August.

In Dera Allahyar area of Jaffarabad , the police in a targeted operation arrested over two dozen suspects and recovered arms from their possession.

DPO Jaffarabad Ashfaq Anwar told media that the raids were conducted on the basis of intelligence. He said at some places there was exchange of firing but was no loss of life of the security forces.

He said more than 400 police personnel and officers took part in the operation which was carried out to prevent terrorist activities and other crimes.