Peshawar: Police arrested two suspected
suicide bombers in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday before they could
hit their target and seized suicide vests and grenades from
The would-be bombers, Sameen Khan and Jangraiz, were
arrested from a graveyard in Mathra area of Peshawar district
in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. They were taken to an
undisclosed location for interrogation.
Police set up blockades after receiving a tip-off that
two bombers would enter Mathra from Mohmand tribal region.
Officials said an important person in Peshawar, who
they did not name, was believed to be the target of the
bombers. They said an investigation will be conducted to
ascertain who was on their hit list.