Abb Takk News

25 arrested in Shikarpur raids after failed suicide attack   

SHIKARPUR: At least 25 suspects were arrested in search operation carried out by police to arrest the facilitators and financiers of the two terrorists, who attempted to carry out suicide attack on Eid prayer in Khanpur tehsil of Shikarpur, which was foiled by police.     

The two terrorists were intercepted at the entrance of an Imambargah for being suspicious. One of the attacker managed to blow himself up which injured 13 people, including five cops, while the other was arrested alive by the police before he could blew himself up.

On Wednesday police registered the FIR of the attack at Khanpur Police Station against the arrested terrorist Osman Brohi, his facilitator Omer and Hafeez and the suicide bomber.  Police conducted raid in different areas of Khanpur and arrested 25 suspects in connection with the attack.

The arrested accused were shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.