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Pakistan: Security forces foil suspected terror attempt at Lahore airport

Airport Security Force Personnel Stopped A Vehicle And Found A Weapon And A Huge Cache Of Ammunition Upon Checking, Dawn Reported, Quoting Officials.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Mar 2017, 04:31:49 PM
Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore (Getty Images)


Pakistan’s security forces on Wednesday foiled a suspected terror bid at the international airport in Lahore and seized weapons and ammunition.

During a routine inspection at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, the Airport Security Force personnel stopped a vehicle and found a weapon and a huge cache of ammunition upon checking, Dawn reported, quoting officials.

The security personnel confiscated a .223 bore rifle, seven magazines, and dozens of bullets from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, a resident of Lahore, was detained and handed over to the police for further interrogation.

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First Published : 22 Mar 2017, 04:23:00 PM