Lahore- Two major plots of terrorism were foiled in Lahore when police and law-enforcement agencies seized an explosive-laden truck and arrested 12 terrorists in two separate actions.

According to details, police stopped a truck on a checkpost at Lahore’s entry point in Shahdara. Some 40 bags of explosive material were recovered on searching the vehicle.  Police arrested the truck driver and cleaner belonging to northern areas of Pakistan.

Police also arrested 12 terrorists entering Punjab from Attock city near Peshawar through a van.

Police said the terrorist, hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, were entering Punjab with a major terror plot. Police claimed to have recovered suicide vests, bomb-making material, automatic weapons and huge quantity of explosives from the terrorists who were later shifted to an undisclosed location for investigation.