Lahore police nab Ahmedi mosques attack masterminds

The Lahore police has claimed nabbing 17 wanted militants.

Last Updated: Jul 03, 2010, 11:39 AM IST

Lahore: The Lahore police has claimed nabbing 17 wanted militants, including the masterminds of the terror siege of the two Ahmedi mosques, from various parts of the city.

According to reports, the two masterminds were arrested while they were returning from the restive North Waziristan’s Datta Khel area.

Separately, security officials also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition during raid in various parts of Lahore.

Over 20,000 kilogrammes of explosives, 100 assault rifles and 18 suicide jackets were recovered, a newspaper reports.

Seven more terrorists were arrested from Raiwind during a search operation.

Sources said 20 suicide jackets, police uniforms, detonators, explosive material and automatic weapons were seized terror suspects.

ANI