Peshawar: A terror plot was foiled today as the Bomb Disposal Squad defused a five-kilogram bomb planted near an under-construction flyover in Peshawar in northwest Pakistan.

The bomb disposal squad was called in after information of a bomb was received.

The squad reached the spot and defused the explosive device which was fitted with a timer and weighed five kilograms, police sources added.

The area was cordoned off as a probe into the incident went underway.

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