Tag Archives: Militant

Four killed in Teerah Valley clash

At least four people were killed in a clash between Zakhakhel tribe and members of defunct Lashkar-e-Islam in Teerah Valley on Thursday, sources said. According to the details, more than 100 people

Militant freed by India ties the knot

LAHORE – The chief of Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) – Nasrullah Mansoor Langrial – tied knot on Sunday at Jalalpur Jattan, District Gujrat. The 47-year old-guerilla commander was released on February 8 from an Indian jail after 18 years of imprisonment.
He was arrested in 1993 following a tip-off by the Indian Army in the Held Kashmir. He spent time in different prisons including Tihar Jail, Delhi. He was also kept at Balwal Jail in Jammu. While in jail along with Maulana

Foiled militant attack on cricket World Cup: Interpol

ISLAMABAD – Interpol said on Thursday it had foiled a militant plot to carry out an attack during the cricket World Cup now being played across South Asia.
“Last week, through cooperation from Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, we were able to identify, locate and arrest a terrorist,” head of the Paris-based international police agency, Ronald K. Noble, told reporters in Islamabad along with Pakistani interior minister Rehman Malik.
He said the man with “criminal

Militant to serve 120 years in jail

MINGAWARA – Notorious militant, Noorani Gul, was awarded 120 years of rigorous life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 million by an Anti Terrorism Court on Wednesday. Gul, son of Ameer Abbass from Matta, was charged for slaughtering of an employee of education department namely Mohammad Iqbal son of Abdul Sadiq in 2009. He was apprehended during military action. staff report

Indian police claim killing top militant

SRINAGAR – Police in Indian Kashmir said Thursday they had shot dead the top commander of a Pakistan-based militant group blamed for a series of local attacks, including an assault on the state assembly in 2001. The chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JEM), Sajjad Afghani, and his bodyguard were killed in a gunfight along the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar, the biggest city in Kashmir, senior police chief S.M. Sahai told reporters. Afghani, who was also known among the militant ranks as “Qari

Israeli jets hit militant camps in Gaza

GAZA CITY – Israeli warplanes bombed militant training camps in the Gaza Strip for a second time on Saturday, wounding one person, Palestinian officials said. The jets hit two training camps of the Ezzedine al-Qassem Brigades, the armed wing of Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement, in the southern city of Rafah, Hamas security officials said, adding that one bystander was lightly wounded. The raids came after pre-dawn strikes against two training camps of the hardline Islamic Jihad group.

Six foreign-funded militant groups operating in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD – Six militant organisations sponsored – funded and armed by foreign forces – are operating and involved in terrorist activities in Balochistan. According to a report prepared by the law enforcement agencies in Balochistan, the Balochistan Liberation Army, Balochistan Republican Army, Balochistan Liberation Front and Lashkar-e-Balochistan were led by Harbiar Marri (London), Barahamdagh Bugti (Afghanistan), Dr Allah Nazar (Khuzdar) and Javed Mengal (London), respectively.

Six suspected terrorists linked to foreign militant group arrested

KARACHI – Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have arrested six suspected terrorists with links to an Iran-based militant organization, foiling their bid to form a terrorist wing of the outfit in Karachi, intelligence sources told Pakistan Today on Saturday.
The suspects are believed to be involved in sectarian killings of over 100 people. They have been shifted to an unidentified location and raids are being carried out to arrest their 13 accomplices.
The arrested men are

Nigerian army arrests militant gang behind abductions

PORT HARCOURT: The Nigerian army has arrested a militant gang leader and more than 50 of his followers believed to be behind the kidnapping of 19 people in the oil-producing Niger Delta, a spokesman for the military taskforce said on Saturday.
The hostages, two Americans, two Frenchmen, two Indonesians, one Canadian and 12 Nigerians, were freed late on Wednesday after being held by a gang leader known as Obese at a camp in Rivers state.
“We have arrested Obese and some of

Militant links hindering arrest of Harbanspura killers

The police have not been able to arrest the accused who murdered four people in the Harbanspura police precincts on Sunday because the accused were the office bearers of a banned militant organisation, investigating officials told Pakistan Today on Tuesday.
Harbanspura police have registered a case (No 1132/10) against six identified and two unidentified accused on the complaint of Athar Mehmood Shahid Khan, the head of Shahid Khan group and a resident of Afzaal