PESHAWAR - At least 28 suspects - including eight Afghan nationals - were nabbed on Saturday during a search operation in Peshawar post-Badaber airbase attack that left 22 Pakistan Air Force men, three Pakistan Army personnel and four civilians martyred, while 13 terrorists were also killed.
The search operation was carried out in adjoining areas of Mattani during which 28 suspects were apprehended. Law enforcing agencies have gathered data of residents and forwarded summary to the anti-terrorism department.
On Friday, at least 13 militants stormed into Badaber, an airbase of the Pakistan Air Force killing 29 defence personnel and civilians. Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asim Bajwa said that the attack was organised in Afghanistan and originated from there.