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1971 specter lingers on: Pak FO concerned over death sentences to 6 JI leaders!

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office said it was concerned over the death sentences handed over yesterday (23rd of November) to six Jamaat-e-Islami activists for looting and killing a Hindu man, killing a Chhatra League leader, killing 13 chairmen and members of five unions.

According to details though International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh has convicted six (Abu Saleh Muhammad Abdul Aziz Mia, Ruhul Amin, Abu Muslim Muhammad Ali, Abdul Latif, Najmul Huda and Abdur Rahim Mia) only Abdul Latif is incarcerated. All the other five had been proclaimed as absconders.

They were indicted  by the tribunal on 28th of June, 2016 for committing crimes against humanity during 1971 war. 

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IS claims responsibility of suicide bomb attack/firing on Quetta church that killed ten, injured 57

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QUETTA: A  tragedy of colossal nature was evaded today when police effectively stopped four suicide bombers outside Bethel Memorial Methodist Church harboring a congregation of some 400 here on Zarghoon Road.

According to details four suicide bombers attempted to enter the church but vigilant policemen prevented them from going inside as a result an encounter took place. One of the bombers was shot dead while another blew himself up.

Ten people (including three women) were killed and 57 injured (ten critically) as a result of firing and explosions. Police has declared the Church clear after neutralizing the bombers.

Two terrorists were reportedly seen bolting  the scene of crime with police in hot pursuit. IS has claimed responsibility of the attack holding two plungers from the group had attacked the church.

 

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(VIDEO AND TEXT) APS tragedy remembered by Karachiites at Arts Council!

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KARACHI: Lobby of the Arts Council of Pakistan was the place where hundreds of Karachiites converged on the evening of 16th December to light lamps remembering the lost of innocent lives due to terrorist attack on Army Public School the very day three years ago.

Literati Iftikhar Arif, Haseena Moin, Commissioner Karachi Ejaz Ahmed Khan and President Arts Council Muhammad Ahmed Shah while addressing the ladies and gentlemen in the audience reaffirmed their resolve to work towards making Pakistan an enlightened Islamic state.

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German girl who joined IS at the age of 15 meets her mother and sister in Iraq Jail

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BAGHDAD: German girl Linda Wenzel 17, who joined IS at the age of 15 and married a fighter before being apprehended at Mosul, was allowed to see her mother and sister today here in the jail where she is awaiting trial to commence next month.

She said that after arriving here she realized that a wrong picture was portrayed before her apropos rosy life after joining IS.

It is pertinent to mention here that the schoolgirl from Pulsnitz (Saxony) got snared into the IS trap by means of videos. Though she was the third best in the class she wanted to live differently and by means of Facebook managed to meet someone who converted her to Islam.

Sources privy to Newspakistan.tv informed that her husband died five months after marriage in a combat. It has further been told that Linda – who was not involved in any violence – was forced to do domestic work as a servant after her husband’s death. 

 

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