KHYBER AGENCY - The Frontier Corps (FC) along with Khasadar and Levy forces seized heavy weapons and bullets in a raid conducted the other day here in weapons market of Landi Kotal Bazaar.

Official and local sources said that a suspected local person was also arrested on the occasion. “Heavy weapons being sold at Landi Kotal weapons market have been seized,” an FC official said. “I have not received details yet anyhow FC conducted raid for heavy weapons,” commented APA Landi Kotal Khalid Kundi.  

The action has been flayed by the affected shopkeepers, who said, “without prior information, the security forces broke into the shops of the arms and ammunitions and took away weapons and thousands of bullets and many binoculars from our shops. We are not involved in selling of illegal weapons but doing legal business of legal bore weapons as per permission of political administration.”

The raid remained continued for more than an hour in the light of which the roads inside Landi Kotal Bazaar remained blocked and the passengers and the common people suffered a lot in the month of Ramazan.