Pak extends detention of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi chief for 3 more months

The detention of the chief of banned terrorist outfit LeJ Malik Ishaq, who masterminded the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, has been extended for further three months by Pakistani authorities citing "big risk" to the law and order situation during the month of Muharram.

Pak Shia high court judges receive death threats

Three Pakistani Shia judges of the Lahore High Court have received death threats from a banned sectarian organisation prompting the government to enhance their security.

Analyst leaves Pak `for a few months` after being attacked

Senior Pakistani analyst and writer Raza Rumi, who was shot at allegedly by sectarian extremist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), has left the country "for a few months".

Pak police nab LeJ men involved in Shia killings

Six "target killers" of Sunni sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) involved in a number of deadly attacks on Shia leaders in Pakistan were on Friday paraded before the media here.

Bilawal says threatened by banned LeJ, authorities order probe

Pakistan People`s Party leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said he had received threats from the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, prompting authorities to order a probe into the matter.

Bilawal Bhutto tweets receiving threats from banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi

Chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto has claimed he received threats from the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Rebels, Islamists form dangerous alliance in Pakistan`s unruly southwest

In Pakistan`s volatile, resource-rich province of Baluchistan, separatists have teamed up with radical Sunni Muslims in their fight against the Pakistani government.

Six militants shot dead in Karachi

Six militants of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi were killed during a gun battle with police in Pakistan`s largest city on Thursday, officials said.

Chief of LeJ death squad arrested by Pak authorities

Masoom Billa, the alleged death squad chief of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, that has carried out a series of deadly sectarian attacks across Pakistan, has been arrested.

Woman LeJ suicide bomber hit Quetta university bus: Pak police

A woman Lashkar-e-Jhangvi suicide bomber attacked university bus carrying women and her male accomplice struck a hospital in Pakistan`s Quetta, as death toll rose to 26 in the multiple strikes.

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, death squad`s shadow looms over polls in Balochistan

Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and "death squads" loom large over election process in Pakistan`s Balochistan but those most at threat are not even willing to name forces that have squeezed them out of campaign.

Killers of Prof Sibte Jaffar arrested in Karachi

Police in Karachi said today they have arrested two militants of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi who were involved in the killing of a Shia college professor last month.

Pak`s caretaker PM terms upcoming elections as `big challenge`

Pak general election on May 11 is "big challenge" and law enforcement authorities should use all measures to ensure polls are "fair in every possible manner", caretaker PM Mir Hazar Khan Khoso said.

Top LeJ commander arrested in Pakistan

A top commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi was arrested in this Pakistani city.

Sectarian attacks are `genocide`: Shiite leader

Pakistan`s minority Shiite Muslims have started using the word "genocide" to describe a violent spike in attacks against them by a militant Sunni group.

Pak investigators believe LeJ behind Karachi bombing

Pakistani investigators believe a faction of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi carried out the bomb attack in a Shia-domiated neighbourhood of Karachi that killed 48 people, according to a media report on Wednesday.

Rehman Malik questions Punjab government over terror

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman Malik has criticised the Punjab provincial government for doing precious little to curb terrorism, particularly against banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Twin blasts kill 37, injure 40 in Karachi

Thirty-seven people, including women and children, were killed and about 80 injured when two blasts ripped through a Shia-dominated area of the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Sunday, the latest in a string of attacks targeting the minority sect.

Pakistan issues list of 109 `most wanted` terrorists

The Pakistani authorities issued a list of 109 "most wanted" terrorists, including Lashkar-e-Jhangvi member Mati-ur-Rehman.

Pak police launches crackdown on banned LeJ, SSP; 50 detained

The crackdown has focussed on the southern part of Punjab, where several militant groups like the LeJ and Jaish-e-Mohammed have strongholds and support bases.