PESHAWAR: The bomb disposal squad defused three bombs.

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The bomb disposal squad defused three bombs placed in a house in Faqeer Kalay area of Peshawar.

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According to police, motorbike riding gunmen opened fire at patrolling officer Khalid on Tuesday night, in which he was wounded. In retaliatory fire the officer injured an attacker.

Police found the identity card of a man Ilyas from the position of the incident during the investigation and conducted raids at the address at Faqeer Kalay area along Panjgai road. Police found a big amount of explosives, homemade bomb device, two grenades, four receivers and other equipment used in bomb making.

The bomb disposal team defused the bombs. According to police accused Ilyas has been wanting in targeted killings and other crimes. He has been a member of Tehreek e Taliban, police sources added.

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