FAISALABAD/NOWSHERA/SWABI - In a countrywide search operation against terrorists, the security forces arrested 195 suspects including seven terrorists and 13 Afghan nationals. The police also recovered hand grenades, explosives, other heavy ammunition and Afghan sims from their custody.

According to details, police and intelligence agencies in a joint search operation in Nowshera, arrested 31 suspects including 13 Afghan nationals illegally residing in Pakistan and recovered arms and foreign sims from their custody.

More than 50 suspects were arrested from the refugee camps in Kalu Khan, Shamlo and Barki areas of Swabi.  

In Quetta, police and FC in a search operation in Saryab area arrested four members of a terrorist organisation including their commander. In Faisalabad, police searched the Afghan colonies around central jail and arrested 32 suspects.

Police arrested more than 70 suspects from Mianwali's Datta Khel, Muslim Colony areas during search operation.

In Sindh, police apprehended three terrorists who were planning terrorist activities. Police recovered four kilograms of explosive material and five hand bombs from their custody.

Similar search operations are being carried out by police with the help of other law enforcement agencies across Pakistan to rid the country of the menace of terrorism.