Five militants held over suicide attack on ISI headquarters

Five militants have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a suicide attack on the ISI headquarters.

Lahore: Five militants have been arrested
for their alleged involvement in a suicide attack on the ISI
headquarters and a nearby police building in this eastern
Pakistani city last year that killed 35 people and injured
over 200 others, police said on Friday.

Lahore police chief Aslam Tareen said the arrested men
belonged to Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan and al-Tauheed al-Jihad.
They were arrested from Lahore, he added.

The mastermind of the attack, Doctor Moaz alias Umar
Kundi, was killed earlier in a shootout with police.

Police officials said weapons and explosives were seized
from the five arrested men.

The suicide attack on the ISI headquarters and a nearby
police building here took place on May 27 last year.

An explosives-laden vehicle was used in the strike that had
killed 35 people and injured more than 200 others.

PTI

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