FC disposes off two bombs


LANDIKOTAL: KKF and FC personnel disposed off two bombs at Sheikhwal area of Landikotal here on Thursday afternoon. A subedar of Khasadar Force told this scribe that two time bombs had been found near the local population of Sheikhwal, which had been placed in two cans of pickle.

He said that KKF personnel fired on the two bombs to dispose them off. Later security forces personnel also rushed to the site and completely disposed off the bombs.

After the successful raid and search operations of the security forces in the areas in Landikotal, the situation is again going to be alarming because some days back a government girl’s school had been targeted with explosive material and now the presence of two time bombs is also a signal towards the alarming situation, local people observed.

Separately, Khasadar Force seized 16 bags of fertilizer from the covert portions of a truck at Torkham border. The commander of KKF Ayub Afridi recovered the 16 bags fertilizer from the clandestine portions of the truck, which was eroute Afghanistan.

The driver of the truck was busted and shifted to Landikotal lock up. It is worth mentioning that transportation of fertilizer is strictly forbidden to Afghanistan because of its use in explosive material, KKF sources said.

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