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CTD foils terror bid, apprehends alleged suicide bomber in Peshawar

Peshawar, August 16 (Online): The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed to have foiled a terror bid while apprehending an alleged suicide bomber in Peshawar.

On a tip-off, CTD personnel conducted a search operation outside Radio Pakistan office on Bacha Khan Road and arrested a suicide bomber.

The suicide bomber was identified as Rehmanuddin, while he was active member of proscribed terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Ahraar, a splinter faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). The counter terrorism department has claimed that the suspect was trained to carry out a suicide attack in the country.

The suspect has been shifted to undisclosed location for further investigation.