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Taliban commander had to train 270 Karachi girls as suicide bombers

Last Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 13:57

Karachi: The Crime Investigation Department in Pakistan has claimed that arrested Pakistan Taliban commander Abdullah alias Abu Waqas was in Karachi to train 270 teenage girls as suicide bombers.
As per CID officials, Abdullah, the Taliban commander for Bajaur’s Naimatullah Group, was arrested near Safoora Goth Chowrangi in Karachi.

The Daily Times quoted CID officials, as saying that Abdullah had arrived in the city to visit members of his underground group.

As per the officials, the TTP man had revealed that he had to train 270 teenage girls aged between 13 and 16 for suicide attacks.

He also confessed that he had been involved in various terrorism activities in his hometown, including targeting security forces and check-posts, and girls’ schools.


First Published: Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 13:57

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