17 April 2017

News Story: Pakistani forces recover huge cache of arms in tribal areas - army

ISLAMABAD, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan army said on Sunday that the security forces have recovered huge cache of arms in two tribal regions that were used for terrorist activities in the country.

The army and other law enforcement agencies are currently engaged in intelligence-based operations across the country to target the hideouts of the militants and their facilitators.

The military announced on Feb. 22 the start of the operation codenamed "Radd-ul-Fasaad," or "Reject Discord" in English, after a series of terrorist attacks that killed over 100 people in the country.

"Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunition including rockets, prepared IEDs, explosive, grenades, mortar bombs, different types of weapons and communication equipment" from Kalaya area in Orakzai tribal agency and Parachinar in Kurram tribal agency, the army said.

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