Pakistan: Suicide bomb plot foiled near capital
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Officials say Pakistani
authorities have arrested three suspected suicide bombers
and more than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) of explosives
near the capital.
Senior police officer Rao Mohammed Iqbal told The
Associated Press on Friday that several suspects, including
three suicide bombers, were arrested in the operation late
Thursday in the garrison city of Rawalpindi - just days
after a suicide car bombing against the Danish Embassy in
Islamabad killed six people.
Iqbal said that authorities had seized three vehicles with
more than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) of explosives but
provided no details on what the bombers allegedly wanted to
target and whether the vehicles had been rigged up to
None of the officials had information on the suspects'
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