According to officials, the ammunition stockpile was hidden by a worker of a political party and was to be used for carrying out a terrorist attack in the city.
Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) stated that the weapons were to be used in attacks on a shopping centre and the installations of the intelligence agencies.
Moreover, 49 suspected criminals were nabbed during raids in different parts of Karachi.
Police carried out a search operation at Manghopir’s Pakhtunabad area and took 44 suspects, including two foreign nationals, into their custody.
The law enforcement agencies arrested three more criminals in a raid in Shireen Jinnah Colony.
Police also conducted a raid at a gambling den in Baldia Town and nabbed two people.