Security forces foiled an attempt to transport a huge supply of weapons from Darra Adam Khel, a frontier region notorious for being a hub of gun-making to Wana, the largest town of South Waziristan Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), an intelligence-based operation (IBO), as part of the ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, was conducted near Kohat Tunnel. Two suspects, it said, were held during the raid.
“Huge cache of weapons (pistols, SMGs / rifles and ammo boxes) has been recovered,” the communiqué read. “The weapons and ammunition were being transported from Darra Adam Khel to Wana in a civil truck.”
Details of the weapons and ammunition seized by the security forces are as under:
30-bore pistol: 300
30-bore pistol MSB SP: 5
30-bore mouser: 6
Zigana pistol: 197 black
Zigana camouflage: 16
Beretta black: 30
Pietro Beretta golden: 4
Smith & Wesson: 20
Walther: 10 (7 x black 3x grey)
Total pistols: 614
Total pistol magazines – 579
Other automatic weapons
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