Muharram bombings: Police arrest four Taliban, LeJ terrorists from DI Khan

DIG DI Khan presents criminals before media today, who were apprehended during targeted operation.

Web Desk January 02, 2013
Men covered with a roll of cloth stand in line at the Crime Investigation Department (CID) after their arrest in Karachi January 2, 2013. PHOTO: REUTERS

DI KHAN: Police on Wednesday arrested four terrorists belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi who were involved in carrying out bomb attacks during Muharram in Dera Ismail Khan, Express News reported.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Dera Ismail Khan Qazi Jameelur Rehman presented the criminals before the media today, who were apprehended during targeted operation.

The police seized suicide vests, explosive devices, detonators and weapons from their possession. The criminals confessed to having carried out 11 terror bids.

DIG Rehman added that the terrorists received training in South Waziristan.

Ten people were killed in a bomb targeting a mourning procession in the city, while 22 others were wounded.

The Taliban had dispatched more than 20 suicide bombers across the country for attacks on the Shia community, TTP's spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan was earlier quoted as saying.

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ZAK | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

I totally agree with Mohib. These animals must be killed on spot. There is no need for process of law in such cases.

Ali | 7 years ago | Reply | Recommend

Good thing they have been arrested. Now waiting for the courts to release them.

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