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  • Karachi police hunting ex-KU student dubbed 'mastermind' of attack on Izharul Hassan

    Karachi police are conducting raids across the city to nab the suspected mastermind of the attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan on the first day of Eidul Azha, DawnNews reported...

    The suspected militant, who belongs to the newly-emerged outfit Ansar-ul-Sharia Pakistan (ASP), managed to flee a raid carried out by a police team led by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Rao Anwar Ahmed on...

  • Assassination bid ‘mastermind’ escapes after gun battle in Karachi

    KARACHI: Two days after the attempt on the life of leader of the opposition in the Sindh Assembly Khwaja Izhar-ul-Hasan, law enforcers raided the house of the alleged mastermind of the attack on Monday but failed to capture him as he escaped following a fierce gun battle that resulted in the killing of a policeman...

    Khwaja Izhar of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan came under an armed attack on Sept 2 as soon as he left a mosque...

  • Mastermind of terrorist attack killed

    “The man killed in the encounter has been identified as Sadullah who was the mastermind of the attack on and torching of a passenger wagon in Khuzdar two years back,” Assistant Commis­sio­ner Sarmad Saleem Akram said...

  • Safoora ‘mastermind’ shifted to Karachi

    The intelligence agencies had claimed during previous days that Moavia, a mastermind behind the Safoora killing case, had escape to Bahawalpur from Karachi along with other terrorists...

    Dawn learnt that now some intelligence circles have claimed that the Safoora mastermind was shifted to Karachi...

  • Mastermind, operatives of bus carnage arrested

    ISLAMABAD: The mastermind and some of the operatives who took part in the Safoora Goth carnage in Karachi have been arrested, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced on Wednesday...

    He said the mastermind was on a list of most-wanted persons and his arrest was a remarkable achievement...

  • TTP names successor to APS mastermind Umar Mansoor

    The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday named a successor for militant commander Umar Mansoor, the mastermind of the Army Public School attack, along with a formal confirmation that he was dead...

    Umar Mansoor, who had also claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on Bacha Khan University in 2016, was said to be the mastermind of 2014's massacre at the Army Public School in Peshawar which left at least 144 people, mostly...

  • ‘Mastermind’ of three suicide attacks arrested

    QUETTA: Law enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged mastermind of three suicide attacks which claimed lives of 195 people mostly lawyers and police personnel...

    The minister claimed that Saeed Ahmed Badini alias Taqwa, who was the Quetta emir of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and also worked for the banned Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ), masterminded last year’s attacks on lawyers at the Quetta Civil Hospital, Police...

  • ‘Mastermind’ of Chaman blasts arrested

    QUETTA: The alleged mastermind of several bomb attacks carried out in Cha­man town, near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing, has been arrested, police said on Saturday...

    Noor Ahmed, who illegally crossed into Pakistan from Afghanistan, was arrested in Chaman a few days ago...

  • Bangladesh police shoot dead suspected cafe attack mastermind

    DHAKA: Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout just outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three extremists, including the suspected mastermind of an attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month...

    He is the Gulshan attack mastermind and the leader of JMB (Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh),” he said, referring to a Bangladeshi-Canadian citizen believed to be behind the attack on the cafe in Dhaka...

  • APS massacre mastermind killed in US drone strike

    PESHAWAR: The mastermind of the Army Public School massacre, responsible for the death of 144 students and staff members, has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, two senior security officials claim...

    There is neither any official confirmation from the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) nor any independent source corroborates Naray’s death...

  • Mastermind of 2010 attack on American charity held

    MANSEHRA: The counter-terrorism department of police in Hazara division claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the mastermind of the terrorist attack on American charity World Vision on Oct 8, 2010...

    The sources said Qari Rasheed, who is said to be a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was allegedly involved also on the attack on British charity Plan International in Mansehra...

  • US commander confirms APS massacre mastermind killed

    PESHAWAR: The United States informed Pakistan on Wednesday that the mastermind of the Peshawar school carnage had been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan...

    He was not the first leader of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan who was targeted in a US drone strike...

  • Ghani calls PM Nawaz, congratulates him over killing of APS attack mastermind

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan President Ashraf Ghan on Saturday telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and informed him about the killing of Umar Naray, the mastermind of Peshawar's Army Public School massacre...

    According to a statement released from the Prime Minister's Office, the Afghan President said that the APS massacre was a great tragedy for Pakistan and the world, and the perpetrators were punished for their heinous act...

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