Tag: pakistan

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on Lashkar-e-Taiba

LAHORE, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups. Pakistan’s counter-terrorism department said it had launched 23 cases against Saeed and 12 aides […]


Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Lahore :  Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s top leader and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Makki, head of JuD’s political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), […]

Pakistan shells forward areas in Poonch

Jammu :  Pakistani troops Monday fired mortar shells on forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, sparking panic among border residents, officials said. This is for the fourth consecutive day that Pakistan has violated the ceasefire in the twin districts of […]