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Pak claims to have recovered Indian arms from Lashkar operatives

October 29, 2009 15:44 IST

The Karachi police has claimed to have recovered Indian made arms and ammunitions from the five Lashkar-e-Jhangvi operatives, who were nabbed during a raid conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department.

Officials said they have recovered 150 kg of Indian-made RDX, two suicide jackets and fiveĀ AK series riflesĀ from the militants, who may have links with the Indian spy agency, the Research and Analysis Wing.

The CID claimed that the extremists have been involved in various terror activities including sectarian violence and suicide bombings, The Nation reports. "All the arrested militants are associated with Qari Hussain Mehsud of the LeJ, who is a mastermind of suicide bombing and operates from Wana," said Senior Superintendent of Police, Fayyaz Khan.

Khan also revealed that all the ammunitions and explosives were transported to Karachi in a car, couple of days ago, by Mehsud himself. He said the terrorists were planning to carry out major terror strikes across the city in which they would have utilised the suicide jackets, which was stuffed with 20 kg of explosives.

Source: ANI