Over 100 apprehended in Pakistan`s troubled Mohmand region

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 23:54

Peshawar: Security forces in Pakistan`s
Mohmand tribal region apprehended 102 suspected people, in
intensified search operations after a recent attack on a
security check post in the region.
The 102 people who were picked up includes 11 wanted
people, security officials in the country`s northwest said
today.

Political authorities of Mohmand Agency have
intensified search operations after some militants attacked a
security forces post at Ghanam Shah and injured a paramilitary
personnel.

Militants also blew up a girl`s school at Yakka Ghund
in Mohmand Agency.
An official of the political administration confirmed
the arrests and said 11 of the detained people were wanted for
alleged involvement in subversive activities and links with
militants.

The arrested suspects will be thoroughly interrogated,
the official said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 23:54

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