Pakistani police have arrested four terrorists, including two suicide bombers, near the federal capital and recovered two suicide jackets from them, officials said.
Islamabad police chief Binyameen said that the police had arrested one of the four suspects last week and during
interrogation, he had confessed to his links with a terrorist outfit active in North Waziristan tribal region.
The police chief said that during interrogation, he disclosed that they were four in number and had shifted to Islamabad to hit vital installations and main personalities of the ruling party.
Binyameen said that the suspect told the police that they were living in a house in Dhok Kashmirian, area of the garrison city of Rawalpindi.
The suspect revealed that two of them were suicide bombers and were ready to hit their targets.
The police chief said that a raid was conducted on Thursday on their hideout and three other terrorists were arrested and two suicide jackets with arms and ammunition recovered from them.
The Bomb Disposal Squad of the Pakistan Army and police jointly defused both the suicide jackets.
The police chief said the police had shifted the suspects to an unknown place for further interrogation.
He said that the suspected terrorists were activists of a banned militant group based in North Waziristan.
The group was involved in terrorist activities in the northwestern city of Peshawar and other parts of the country, he added.