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Eliminate terrorists with full force: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to armed forces

Eliminate terrorists with full force: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to armed forces

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today ordered the law enforcement agencies to eliminate terrorists with "full force" as the death toll rose to 88 in an Islamic State suicide bombing at a revered Sufi shrine in the Sindh province.

Feb 17, 2017, 19:48 PM IST
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine – Pakistan's latest attack site – inspired soul-stirring song 'duma dum mast qalandar'

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine – Pakistan's latest attack site – inspired soul-stirring song 'duma dum mast qalandar'

Pakistan's revered Sufi shrine Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, which was ripped apart by a deadly terror attack on Thursday in which dozens of people were killed and hundreds of others injured, has an Indian connection too.

Feb 17, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Pakistan shuts Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan after Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Sufi shrine in Sehwan

Pakistan shuts Torkham border crossing with Afghanistan after Islamic State-claimed bomb kills 70 at Sufi shrine in Sehwan

A police source said a suicide bomber entered the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a 13th century Muslim saint, and blew himself up among hundreds of devotees. 

Feb 17, 2017, 09:30 AM IST