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Two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives arrested from Sargodha

Two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives arrested from Sargodha

LAHORE: Police on Saturday arrested two suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in Sargodha who were allegedly planning attacks during Muharram processions, said police officials. Security officials also claimed that the two had trained in Afghanistan. Law enforcement officials recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, which included five hand grenades, 37 RPG rounds, suicide vests, seven Kalashnikov assault rifles, and 695 bullets. “Police has been carrying out raids in various areas of Punjab on the directives of Punjab Inspector-General Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera to ensure security for the mourners,” said Sargodha RegionalRead More

40 feared killed in suicide attack on Imambargah in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: A suicide bomber has blown himself at a Shiite mosque (Imambargah) in the east of Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers. Local residents say the explosion has killed and wounded at least 40 people. The blast took place at the Imam Ali mosque in the town of al-Qadeeh, Qatif province. One witness said there were at least 40 casualties in the attack, where more than 150 people were praying. “We were doing the first part of the prayers when we heard the blast,” Kamal Jaafar Hassan, one of the worshipers,Read More