Six held with 25,000kg explosives in Pakistan

Published: Nov 10, 2011, 16:31 IST | Agencies

Six militants along with 25,000 kg explosives have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

Six militants along with 25,000 kg explosives have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.

They were arrested Wednesday in the suburbs of the province's Mandi Bahauddin district, the Daily Times reported Thursday.

The arrests could be made after intelligence agencies raided a poultry farm of one Aslam Tarar and found the militants preparing an explosive device.

Two of them are expert in preparing suicide cars. These militants were being watched for the last six months. They were preparing for simultaneous attacks in Punjab, the report said.

The militants later confessed that they were preparing for attacks in Lahore, Multan and Faisalabad.

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