Female suicide bomber among six held in Pakistan

February 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistani security forces Wednesday claimed to have busted a terrorist training camp in the country’s restive tribal area, arresting a female suicide bomber and five others.The troops raided a house in Bajaur agency of northern Pakistan and arrested six people, the Online news agency reported.

A jacket believed to have been kept for carrying a suicide attack was also recovered from one of the two women arrested from the scene.

The local administration said the raid was conducted after a tip-off that women are being trained for suicide attacks in the area.

Pakistan’s northern tribal region bordering Afghanistan is believed to have been a stronghold of Al Qaeda and several other terrorist groups.

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