Two facilitators of Peshawar mosque blast arrested

PESHAWAR: Law-enforcement agencies in a coordinated intelligence base operation have arrested two alleged facilitators of a suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Peshawar Police Lines mosque in January this year.

Sources claimed that one of the arrested suspects identified as Malik Saad from Nangarhar province of Afghanistan is involved in the suicide attack. The suspect was trying to flee abroad but police picked him. Officials seized his passport and other documents which were recovered from him.

Sources further said the other suspect, who belongs to Khyber district, was arrested from Hashtnagri area of Peshawar.

These suspects were allegedly involved in Peshawar mosque suicide attack which resulted more than 90 people died including a majority of them were policemen and over 150 citizens were also wounded in the suicide blast on January 30.



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