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

Published: January 2, 2013
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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

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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Reader Comments (10)

  • GhostRider
    Jan 2, 2013 - 2:28PM

    show their faces so that people should know who they are.

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  • Mohib
    Jan 2, 2013 - 2:42PM

    Please waste them in an encounter. Please don’t take them to the courts, our pathetic laws would ultimately result in ‘benefit of doubt’ and these killers would be free to go on rampage again.

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  • Bloom
    Jan 2, 2013 - 3:47PM

    our judiciary will be pleased to release them soon

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  • Tufan Agha
    Jan 2, 2013 - 3:49PM

    Terrorism is a billions $ industry. Soon a foreign funded Lawyer will appear from no where to plead the case of terrorists and arrange for early hearing and sooner release through the courtesy of the courts.

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  • Truth detector
    Jan 2, 2013 - 4:02PM

    I fully agree with @Mohib. Just waste these wild animals.

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  • Rashad Iqbal Bhatti
    Jan 2, 2013 - 5:19PM

    These filthy figures should be inquired as to who is there supporting them and it should be brought to account by acquainting the masses of Pakistan with the original conspiracy and the dirty bipeds responsible for all of that inflicted upon our beloved country. Open trial is suggested by me to put these brazened faces. General masses should also be aware of them who are curious a lot.Recommend

  • Ali
    Jan 2, 2013 - 5:38PM

    are they RAW,CIA,MOSSAD agents…………………

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  • Syed
    Jan 2, 2013 - 6:01PM

    These are the worst of humans. Please capture their bosses because people of Pakistan want to live.

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  • Ali
    Jan 2, 2013 - 7:10PM

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

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  • ZAK
    Jan 2, 2013 - 7:31PM

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

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