LANDIKOTAL, 17 October: Frontier Corps(FC) has seized 18 persons along with international currency worth Rs 65 millions, 3 kg gold and 1.5 kg silver during various operations in Landikotal tehsil of Khyber Agency over the last six months.

The spokesperson of FC Major Khan Muhammad told reporters on Saturday that majority of accused belonged to Khyber Agency and feared that currency and other valuables recovered from them might be used for assisting terrorists.

He said the international currency included US dollars and Saudi riyals. A group of journalists from Peshawar was taken to the FC camp in Landikotal to see the seized currency, gold and silver recovered from the accused.

 

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