24 bullet shells recovered Peshawar airport

PESHAWAR: Police have found an important lead in the Peshawar airport attack case and have recovered at least 24 types of different bullet shells from Sulemankhel area situated on the outskirts of Peshawar.

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Investigation office Tajmalook Khan said that the bullet shells were recovered from a dried-up water channel in Sulemankhel included Short Machine Guns (SMGs), G3 and AK 47 which might have been used to target the PIA flight.

The investigation officer further said additional information in the case would be collected after coordination with the pilot and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), adding that it would help in establishing if the same kind of bullets were used to target the aircraft.

The KP police have also devised a strategy to secure the airport. Besides setting up a quick response force team, a special team comprising more than 175 personnel would also be raised besides night patrolling and surveillance of the airport in coordination with the CAA.

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