Mateen carried an assault rifle and a pistol into the packed Pulse club about 2 am Saturday and started shooting, killing 50 people and wounding at least 53, police said.
Although terror attacks took place in 92 countries in 2015, they were heavily concentrated geographically, as they have been for the past several years, Siberell said.
Barelvi’s top cleric visits Darul Uloom Deoband to take up cause of young Muslims being arrested.
The administration also said that it was successful in collaborating with Indian authorities in tracking money sent into the country by radical groups.
“Our law enforcement and intelligence agencies are still investigating the incident, but so far they have not been able to confirm the identity,” said Pakistan’s Interior Minister.
Samim Khpolwak, the governor’s spokesman, says the explosion, which took place in Shah Wali Kot district, also wounded several people.
There have been systematic assaults in Bangladesh in recent weeks especially targeting minorities, secular
bloggers, intellectuals and foreigners.
Govt had appealed against acquittal of six in terror case in February
Australia’s government raised the country’s terror threat level in 2014 in response to the domestic threat posed by supporters of the Islamic State group.
Special Cell teams are conducting raids in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, and several arrests are likely in the next 24 hours.
The most effective ally of terrorism is complacency
The three identified suspects behind the twin assaults, which killed 31 and injured 300, have been linked to the Paris attacks last November, underscoring the threat European nations face from the jihadist group.
Belgium blasts: There has been a high state of alert across western Europe for fear of militant attacks backed by Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the Paris attack.
13 people have been killed in the attack so far and several are wounded.
Multiple blasts hit Brussels today leaving at least 26 people dead and several injured. Two explosions were reported at the airport while one blast was reported at a metro station. Latest updates here.