Wagah blast: Taliban splinter group releases photo of suicide bomber

Pakistani Taliban's splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar on Thursday identified a 25-year-old man as the suicide bomber who blew himself up at Wagah killing 61 people, minutes after the popular flag-lowering ceremony at the main land border crossing with India. The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group led by Omar Khorasani released the details of Hanifullah alias Hamza, claiming that he carried out the suicide bombing at the ceremony, a display of military pageantry which attracts thousands of spectators.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:57 PM IST