Pakistani security forces claim to have killed ISIS commander, 8 terrorists of 4 terrorist organizations arrested

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Pakistani security forces claim to have killed ISIS commander, 8 terrorists of 4 terrorist organizations arrested

Islamabad/Karachi/Lahore: A commander of the Islamic State terrorist organization was killed in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Sunday. An official of the Anti-Terrorism Department gave this information. The militant commander was gunned down by security forces hours after the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) attacked a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in the province’s Harnai district, the official said. Four soldiers were killed and one was injured in the BLA attack.

Balochistan’s counter-terrorism department said security forces raided Mastung district in which ISIS commander Mumtaz Ahmed alias Pehalwan was killed. There was a reward of two lakh Pakistani rupees on the head of the dead terrorist. Ahmed is said to have planned a suicide attack at an election rally in 2018 in which 128 people were killed and over 200 were injured.

8 terrorists arrested in Pakistan

Eight terrorists of four organizations including Islamic State and Tehrike Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested from different parts of Punjab province of Pakistan. This information was given by the police here on Sunday. Police said that in the wake of recent terrorist activities in Pakistan, especially the killing of police officers, the Anti-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Punjab Police conducted extensive intelligence-based operations in the province during the past one week and interrogated 40 suspected terrorists. Of.

The CTD said in a statement that out of the 40 suspected terrorists, eight have been arrested from Lahore, Hafizabad, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura. The arrested terrorists belong to Daesh (ISIS), Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (JeJ) and Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) and were involved in various terror activities including terror financing.

Weapons have been recovered from their possession, the statement said. The arrested persons have been identified as Muhammad Mushtaq, Sami Ullah Habib, Adil Jamal, Osama Khalid, Mamshali Khan, Hafiz Abdul Rehman, Kashif Mahmood and Mansoor Ahmed. The CTD said that FIRs have been registered against them in various police stations and they are being questioned to find out their terror network.

Security personnel attacked in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, 4 killed and 2 injured

At least four paramilitary personnel were killed and two others injured in a blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. An official gave this information on Sunday. The Balochistan Mukti Sena (BLA) has claimed responsibility for the attack. According to the news published in Dawn newspaper, a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle was attacked in Khost area of ​​Harnai district on Saturday. FC soldiers were on patrol when their vehicle was attacked with IED explosives, killing four soldiers and injuring two officers. The injured have been admitted to hospital.

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