TTP dispatches bombers to target mourning processions


Naimat Khan

KARACHI: The proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has dispatched suicide bombers for terrorist activities across Pakistan during the upcoming Moharram, a threat alert issued here on Thursday reveals.

According to credible sources in the Sindh’s home department both the Sindh Rangers and Sindh Police have been directed to ensure taking special measures, extreme vigilance and heightened security for averting large scale suicide bombings. According to sources, the militant organization which is reportedly on the run due to Zarb-i-Azb operation has planned massive retaliation during Moharram.

Scan of security alert issued here on 23-10-2014
Scan of security alert issued here on 23-10-2014

Sources said the home department of Sindh sent alert through letter No SO (LE-II/HD/9-1/12014 here 23rd October 2014 wherein the law enforcers have been warned of the large scale suicide bombing in the province.

The provincial home department while citing intelligence reports has said that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Commander Saeed Khan who is resident of Haider Khel has dispatched suicide bombers through Hilly area of Dawagar at Pak-Afghan border for terrorist activities during Moharram all over country.

The story was originally published here


Author: Naimat

Karachi based journalist, writing on national and international issues.

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