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Two ‘Islamic State’ activists arrested in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) have claimed that they arrested two workers of Islamic State (IS), also known as Daesh, in Peshawar on Friday, ARY News reports.

CTD has said that Ghulam Mohammad and Lal Mohammad were convincing the citizens to join Islamic State by distributing pamphlets.

The raid was carried out on an intelligence tip, CTD said.

The counter terrorism department also stated that the pamphlets were written in Persian and Pashto language.

Cases have been filed under the Anti Terrorism Act 1997.

The Islamic State group on Wednesday had claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a bus that killed at least 43 Ismaili community members in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi.

The pamphlet which was found from the bus attack in Karachi which left 43 people dead

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