DIR: An Arab operative of Al-Qaeda, Mohammad Yousaf narrowly escaped police in Chakdarra town here, police sources said on Monday. The sources said that the police captured six suicide jackets and explosives during a raid on a house in Chakdarra after receiving a tip about presence of an al Qaeda operative in the house. According to the sources, Muhammad Yousuf, was staying at the upper floor of a double-storey house in Chakdara, who fled from the house before the raid. Police found six suicide jackets, explosives and the equipment used in remote-control bombs from the house. The owner of the house, Dr. Muhammad Rasool, his wife and two sons, have been detained and a case has been registered against them. Muhammad Yousuf, a key operative of Al Qaeda, was earlier living at Shaheen Town in Peshawar, the sources added.-SANA
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