Founded in 2010

News & Entertainment for Mason City, Clear Lake & the Entire North Iowa Region

Taliban militants take responsibility for attacks on Pakistani Shiites

ISLAMABAD — Taliban militants Thursday took responsibility for three attacks on Shiite Muslim gatherings in Pakistan that killed at least 18 people and injured another 50.

Ehsanullah Ehsan, a spokesman for the Pakistani militant outfit, said the Shiites were targeted as they “insult” the Muslim prophet Muhammad and the Quran, their holy book.

“We take responsibility for the attacks at both the places (in Rawalpindi and Karachi),” Ehsan said in a statement.

“We will continue to achieve our targets, irrespective of security measures taken by (the Pakistani Interior Minister) Rehman Malik,” he said.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Even more news:

Need help with your website?
Call your local professional,
Breakthrough Web Design:
515-897-1144
or go to
BreakthroughWebDesign.com

Copyright 2022 – Internet Marketing Pros. of Iowa, Inc.
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x