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6 suspected suicide bombers arrested in Pakistan

Law enforcement agencies have arrested six suspected terrorists from this eastern Pakistani city and recovered suicide jackets and explosive materials from their possession, officials said on Thursday.

world Updated: Feb 04, 2010 13:13 IST

Law enforcement agencies have arrested six suspected terrorists from this eastern Pakistani city and recovered suicide jackets and explosive materials from their possession, officials said on Thursday.

Police officials said intelligence agencies had captured Qari Bashir of Tanik along with five accomplices.

Two dozen suicide jackets, 28 grenades and jehadi literature were seized from them.

The arrested men are believed to be activists of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan.

"During interrogation, the accused revealed that their objective was to target foreigners in Lahore," an official said.

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