RAWALPINDI–Police in Rawalpindi on Friday impounded a car containing a large quantity of explosives and also arrested two suspects.
Police seized the car, laden with 75 kilograms of explosives, near G.T Road in Taxila and arrested two suspects. The car was said to be travelling to Rawalpindi.
Police claimed that the arrested suspects intended to carry out a large attack in Rawalpindi.
Further investigation is under way.
Earlier this week, a suicide bomber blew himself up near a police picket on the G.T road near the Mughal garden area of Wah, leaving three members of a family injured.
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ASI Babar, who had intercepted the suicide bomber, told Dawn that during a routine checking of passenger vehicles coming from Peshawar, a 25-year-old man tried to sneak out from a passenger van coming from the KP and tried to board a Rawalpindi-bound passenger bus.
Preliminary investigation had revealed that Kosar Ali, the suicide bomber who blew himself up in Wah, had been a student at the seminary in Lal Masjid.