RAWALPINDI: Two suspicious packages were found on Thursday near a building housing military supplies at Mareer Chowk in Rawalpindi, police and military officials said.
According to sources, explosive material had been planted in the sewage lines passing by the building.
Security forces cordoned off the entire area and the bomb disposal squad was called in. Explosive material weighing 15 kilogrammes has been defused so far.
The bombing attempt was foiled after security forces had found a bag near the building.
Sources also revealed that high profile government offices on the same road may have been the target.
Bomb attack foiled in Rawalpindi – The Express Tribune