Terror attack bid foiled in Karachi: police
[Dawn] Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
Police claim to have thwarted a terror bid by recovering a large quantity of kaboom and arms in the city's Manghopir area, DawnNews reported.
According to the police, a raid was conducted in Manghopir after an anonymous tip-off was received. During the raid, police searched a car in the area in which they found kaboom.
IG Sindh Fayaz Laghari told a presser that during the raid a terrorist had also been killed and two suicide jackets had been recovered.
Laghari said that the snuffies were planning to join the Muharram procession as mourners and then would have carried out the attack in the middle of the crowd.
He said that the placed in durance vile
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
snuffies were being investigated and preliminary investigations indicated that the group to which they belong may also have been responsible for the Abbas Town bombing.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-26