Asif Javed

PESHAWAR, 19 October: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday arrested a suspected militant who allegedly facilitated the attack on Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Badhber base camp here from Tarojaba area of district Nowshera on Monday. Police said that the accused identified as Iraeel was caught during a search operation. At least 29 security forces’ personnel and 13 militants were killed in the brazen attack by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan on PAF base in Badhber on September 18.

Meanwhile CTD claimed to have arrested a militant, wanted to police in attack on a police station in Swat, here at Bacha Khan International Airport on his return from Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Police named the accused as Aziz and said that he was wanted to police in an attack on Shamozai police station in Swat during 2009. The police station was destroyed in the attack.

Police added that after attack the accused Aziz left for Saudi Arabia.


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