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Pak Army claims 100 militants killed after shrine bombing

Pakistan Army has launched combing operations across the country, including Punjab province

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pakistan Army on Friday claimed to have killed more than 100 suspected terrorists in retaliation to a Islamic State suicide bombing at a crowded Sufi shrine in Sindh province that claimed 88 lives. The media wing of the army, ISPR, said a "sizeable" number of suspects have also been arrested since last night, when a Islamic State bomber blew himself up at the popular shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan in the southern province. The statement did not specify where the militants were killed or about the arrests ...

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 23:11 IST
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