Security forces have made headway in the investigations of recent terror attacks across Pakistan, identifying four terrorist organisations with direct links to the attacks that have claimed over 100 lives. Four Deobandi terrorist outfits are involved in recent bombings and among them Lashkar-e-Jhangvi is sister-wing of proscribed ASWJ.
Meanwhile, in an ongoing crackdown that was launched after the attack in Sehwan on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, security forces had killed over 100 terrorists till Friday night with an addition of 3 more killed during an operation in Dera Ismail Khan.
Security forces have intensified search and combing operations across the country. During operations in Abbottabad, Rawalpindi, Hafizabad, Chiniot and Sialkot, 53 suspects were detained while in Ittehad town in Karachi 7 suspects were taken into custody. Many Afghan nationals are among the detained.
According to sources, evidence of direct involvement of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA), Daesh and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) have been found in the recent attacks. Sources add, that the heads of these banned organisations are operating from Afghanistan.
Pakistan has demanded Afghanistan hand over Mullah Fazlullah the head of the Tehreek-e-Taliban, Umar Khalid Khorasani of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and Safdar Khorasani of the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al-Almi.
Sources claim that a man identified as Haseeb Logri is controlling Daesh operations in Pakistan from Afghanistan.
Intelligence agencies in Pakistan have learned about the plans after rounding up underage boys who were being groomed for terror activities. During raids in Peshawar and Quetta information was discovered about the terrorist’s plans and a widespread search and combing operation was launched across the country.