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Foreign spy agencies involved in recent terror attacks in Pakistan: CTD

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Incharge Raja Umar Khattab on Thursday claimed that foreign intelligence agencies were involved in recent terror attacks in the country. Talking to journalists, Raja Umar Khattab said that investigations indicate that at least  three recent terror attacks in the country were interlinked and backed by the foreign spy agencies. The police officer revealed that a mobile Subscriber Information Module (SIM) card recovered from a terrorist involved in attack on Chinese consulate,…

Bilawal suspends election campaign for two days over terror attacks

MALAKAND: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has suspended his campaign and political activities for two days in solidarity with the recent terror attacks in Mastung and Bannu in which scores of precious lives were lost. Bilawal cancelled his political gathering in Malakand, but still reached there saying he would spend time with political workers. Addressing political workers, he expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the recent terror attacks, and said he has suspended his political…

Police shoot knife-wielding man at Berlin Cathedral, ‘terror’ ruled out

BERLIN: Police shot and wounded a knife-wielding man inside Berlin’s main cathedral on Sunday but said there was no indication the assailant had a "terrorist" motive. Officers cordoned off the entrances to the landmark in the heart of the German capital after the incident, in which one policeman was also hurt by what was believed to be a police bullet. About 100 people were visiting the cathedral at the time of the incident and had been evacuated by staff by the time two police officers arrived at the scene. "Shortly…

Army Chief visits Parachinar to address grievances after terror attacks

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday visited Parachinar, Kurram Agency to express his grief on the loss of lives in recent terror attacks and interact with local tribal elders. The army chief was briefed about the security situation and recent terror incidents. He said that he was abroad and then his visit to Parachinar was postponed due to inclement weather. Meanwhile, Commander Peshawar Corps and Inspector General Frontier Constabulary were directed to be present in Parachinar and take care…

20 ‘terrorists’ killed as Pakistan forces bomb hideouts near Afghan border

PESHAWAR: Security forces pounded militant hideouts in Afghan areas near the Pakistan border for the second consecutive day, killing at least 20 suspected terrorists, ARY News reported. The Pakistan forces destroyed at least 12 camps of banned terror outfits established along the Afghan border. The number of the militants belonging to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) killed in the past two days increased to 37 with many of their hideouts destroyed. According to Inter-Services Public…