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A terrorist’s killing in Pakistan – the background

July 30, 2015 4:05 am

The LeJ is virulently anti-Shia, its hatred of Shias being the raison d’etre of its existence.

Sunni militant chief Malik Ishaq killed by Pakistan Police

July 29, 2015 11:36 am

Ishaq was on a U.S. list of global terrorists and the group he founded has claimed responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of civilians, mostly minority Shi'ite Muslims.

LeJ chief Malik Ishaq sent to judicial custody just before his release

December 25, 2014 7:10 pm

Ishaq was involved in carrying out attacks on minority Shias and the assault on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009.

Pakistan extends detention of LeJ Malik Ishaq chief for 3 more months

September 26, 2014 4:40 pm

The anti-Shia cleric also masterminded the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009.

US designates Pakistani extremist as ‘global terrorist’

February 08, 2014 2:31 am

The designations means anyone who supports Ishaq or Lashkar-e-Jhangvi could have their assets frozen by the US government.

Pakistani schoolboy who died stopping bomber recommended for award

January 10, 2014 4:30 pm

Hassan and the bomber died but no other students or staff were hurt, police said.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan eject top leader for welcoming peace offer by Nawaz Sharif

August 24, 2013 6:50 pm

Pak PM had called on the Taliban to drop arms and enter into dialogue.

Sharif orders immediate halt to executions

August 19, 2013 1:20 am

Sharif made the decision after Zardari wrote to him,saying he wanted to discuss next week’s hanging of two high-profile Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants.

Gunmen launch major attack on Pakistani prison holding militants

July 30, 2013 10:18 am

Pakistani Taliban sent 100 fighters and seven suicide bombers on a mission to free some of their top leaders.

LeJ,death squads loom over Baloch polls

May 05, 2013 12:48 am

For the first time in years,two Indian journalists in Pakistan were allowed to visit Balochistan