Afghan arrested in Bannu for suspected Taliban links
PESHAWAR: Police and intelligence agents arrested a 35-year-old Afghan for suspected Taliban links, an official said on Saturday.
The man identified as Hamidullah Khan was blindfolded and taken to an undisclosed location after he was picked up late on Friday from his home in Dhirmakhel, a village on the outskirts of Bannu city, an intelligence official said on the condition of anonymity.
Khan was wanted for links to the Taliban, the official said, without giving further details.
Destruction plan in Miranshah foiled: The political administration has foiled the plan of various miscreants to destroy the Miranshah-Datakhel by-pass, by defusing several remote control rocket launchers.
Security men on duty informed the political administration about the remote control rocket launchers, which were later diffused by bomb disposal units. The locals held foreign elements responsible for the plan.
FC check post in Zhoab rocketed: Unidentified men fired two rockets at a Frontier Constabulary (FC) check post near the city on Saturday, but no casualties or damages were reported. Assailants fired two rockets at Nasir FC check post near the Qamrau Din Qariz area, and fled after FC men retaliated. agencies