Suspect involved in Pakistan airbase attack arrested in Peshawar


The suspect involved in last week’s attack on a Pakistan Air Force base camp have been arrested by Pakistan intelligence agencies in Peshawar.

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A Pakistani TV channel, Geo Tv reported that the suspect, identified as Bakhtiar was arrested during an operation in Charsadda district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.

Bakhtiar was involved in Peshawar attack of 18 September that claimed at least 42 lives, which also include 13 terrorists.

Geo Tv was quoted saying to the Counter-Terrorism Department that the authorities identified five terrorists killed in the attack on Sunday.

Of the five terrorists who were identified, four belonged to Khyber tribal agency while one belonged to the Swat valley.