MARDAN –  As many as 77 suspects including 13 terrorists were arrested by Frontier Constabulary (FC) during two separate operations as part of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in Peshawar and Khyber Agency on Friday.

The operation was conducted in Machni area on the border of Pashawar and Mohmand Agency where 42 suspects and seven terrorists were apprehended.

A huge cache of arms, including 24 Kalashnikov’s, eight hand grenades and one rocket launcher, was also recovered from the suspects.

In another operation in Shakas area of Khyber Agency, law enforcement personnel arrested six terrorists and 29 Afghan nationals and recovered large quantity of weapons, Dunya News reported.

Operation Radd Ul Fassad launched by the armed forces after a recent string of terror attacks is underway with full pace across the country. Top civil-military leadership has reaffirmed taking the operation to its logical end.