DIAMER – Regulation enforcement companies (LEAs) claimed to have recognized one of many 36 suspected militants arrested for his or her alleged involvement within the burning down of colleges in Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B).
Two suspects and a police constable have been killed within the shootout between the ‘militants’ and safety officers in the course of the Saturday morning’s operation in Tangir space.
One of many suspects has been recognized as Shafiqur Rehman aka Commander Shafiq. A suicide jacket, grenades and weapons have been recovered from the militant hideouts in the course of the on-going search operation, reported Categorical Tribune.
IG G-B Sanaullah Abbasi mentioned that the accused have been native individuals however educated in Afghanistan, including that the counter-operation was centred round Darail village in Diamer.
An official aware about particulars had revealed that the ‘militants’ have been a part of a wider nexus related to Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Earlier on the day, the car of a district and classes choose got here beneath assault by unknown assailants in Daryal space of Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan.
“Malik Inayat’s car was attacked by assailants however the choose and his relations remained unharmed within the assault,” police mentioned.
The classes choose and his household have been headed to the funeral of police official Arif Hussain, who was killed on Saturday in a conflict which occurred throughout a search operation to arrest these concerned in attacking faculties within the space when their car was targetted, police additional mentioned.