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Lal Masjid operation has no comparison with Islamabad crackdown, says Musharraf

KARACHI: Defending 2007 Lal Masjid operation in Islamabad, Former president general (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday said Lal Masjid operation and the incumbent government's crackdown on participants of Islamabad sit-in had no comparison, ARY News reported. "In Lal Masjid, terrorists had entered in diplomatic enclave. They had killed policemen and assaulted the then environmental minister. It was a completely different scenario," he said talking to ARY News program 11th Hour host. Lal Masjid operation was a proper…

Nisar lambastes Interior Minister for blaming others after ‘abortive crackdown’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Chaudhry Nisar called upon incumbent Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal to refrain from making ‘exaggerated statements’ on crackdown against Islamabad protesters, ARY News reported on Monday. In an apparent reaction to Ahsan Iqbal’s statement concerning a casualty outside Nisar’s residence, the PML-N senior leader said the interior minister was covering up his ‘incompetence’ by making such statements. In a statement, Nisar said no casualty took place outside his residence…