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Sipah-e-Sahaba militant arrested for facilitating terrorists involved in Sehwan blast

KARACHI: Karachi police on Monday claimed to have arrested a suspected militant for allegedly facilitating the terrorists involved in 2017 blast at Lal Shehbaz Qalandar's shrine in Sehwan city of Sindh, ARY News reported. According to SSP West Rizwan, the man named Sabir alias Doodhwala belongs to banned Sipah-e-Sahab Pakistan and was arrested from city's Baldia Town area. He added that the suspected militant was taken into custody for providing accomodation to three terrorists who traveled to Sehwan in order to carry…

High-level meeting reviews progress in Sehwan blast investigation

KARACHI: A joint meeting of law enforcement agencies held at the Rangers Headquarters in Karachi reviewed progress made in the investigation of Sehwan blast. The meeting, chaired by Director General of Sindh Rangers Major General Mohammad Saeed, devised a strategy to bring forth facts about the tragedy. Read More: Sehwan blast case transferred to CTD for ‘investigation on merit’ The overall security situation of the province and steps needed to maintain law and order also came under limelight. The meeting…

Pakistan reopens Afghan border for two days

CHAMAN: Pak-Afghan border was reopened for two days at Torkham and Chaman border crossings  on Tuesday, ARY News reported. According to government officials, only those people will be allowed to cross the border areas who posses authentic travel documents. The trade activities -- on the other hand -- will remain suspended between the two countries. A spokesman of Pakistan's Foreign Office yesterday said that the decision of reopening the border was conveyed to the Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Omar Zakhilwal by…

PML-N does not give importance to smaller provinces, says Chandio

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Moula Bakhsh Chandio has said that Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) does not give importance to smaller provinces, ARY News reported. The PPP leader stated that Interior Ministry Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that the Sehwan carnage was a provincial issue. He asked, "How can it be a matter of the province when the terrorists came from outside the country." He claimed that PML-N does not give importance to smaller provinces. It should be noted that Chandio had…

This video of former Indian COAS can solve the mystery behind terrorism in Pakistan

Back to back terror attacks in the country and the terrorists' resurgence have shocked entire Pakistan and the nation is wondering as to who is behind this blood bath. This video of India's former army chief General (retd) Bikram Singh can solve the mystery behind these attacks. As shown by ARY News' prominent journalist Arshad Sharif in his show 'Powerplay' the ex-Indian COAS advised the Indian army to adopt a multi-prone strategy against Pakistan and distract the country's army from Kashmir. "If we promote the…

Sehwan blast should be considered ‘international tragedy’: Khursheed

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that the suicide attack at the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan should be considered an international tragedy, ARY News reported. He was talking to media in Sukkur on Sunday. Shah said that several elements want to destabilize the country. The opposition leader said that implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorists is necessary as Pakistan cannot become peaceful without it. Criticizing the…

Sehwan blast case transferred to CTD for ‘investigation on merit’

KARACHI: Investigation of February 16 blast in Sehwan City's famed Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine has been transferred to Counter Terrorism Department of Police, ARY News reported on Saturday. "Additional IGP/CTD, Sindh, Karachi shall assign the investigation of the case to some competent Investigation Officer for impartial investigation, ensure early detection and shall furnish a report to this office, for the perusal of IGP Sindh," reads the notification issued in this regard. At least 80 people were killed and…

Terror incidents in Pakistan are claimed by militants in Afghanistan, COAS tells US commander

RAWALPINDI: Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa made a telephone call to US General John Nicholson, Resolute Support Mission (RSM) Commander in Afghanistan and expressed his concerns over continued acts of terrorism in Pakistan with impunity from Afghanistan. "Most of the incidents in Pakistan are claimed by terrorist organisations with leadership hiding in Afghanistan.Such terrorist activities and inaction against them are testing our current policy of cross border restraint," the COAS told US commander…

Terror attacks from Afghanistan to be responded with full might: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif says terrorists are launching attacks on Pakistan from their sanctuaries in Afghanistan, underlining that they will be responded with full might. In his tweet, the minister warned that Pakistan would respond to terrorists with full might in future. Terror attacks across country planned frm sanctuaries in Afghanistan will b responded with full might.Zarb e Azb gains r irreversible IA — Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) February 16, 2017 Hours after the deadly blast at shrine…