At least 10 people were killed and 30 others injured on Thursday when a powerful bomb ripped through a market in a posh locality in Lahore, the latest in a series of terror attacks that have left Pakistan on edge. The explosion, the second to hit the city within ten days, took place at the posh Z Block market of the Defence Housing Society. The blast came a day after Pakistan Army launched a nationwide military operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’ to eliminate terrorists and consolidate ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad launched to fight terrorism across country, reports Ajai Shukla. Even those sceptical of Pakistan's insistence that it is cracking down on jihadists of every hue are now admitting that something has clearly changed from the days when only token action would be taken against 'India-focussed' groups. On Wednesday evening, the Pakistan army announced it had launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad across the country. This includes counter-terrorism operations, aimed at ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Pakistan's new army chief has begun setting the stage to act against groups like LeT and JeM.Ajai Shukla reports. In Pakistan, a new year and a new army chief appear to be heralding a new approach towards reining in anti-India jihadis like the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). Business Standard learns from senior Pakistan army sources that General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who took over as chief of the army staff (COAS) from General Raheel Sharif on November 28, has told key ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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