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Hardline militant involved in Lankan cricket team attack, killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

20 March 2017 - 98   - 0

A hardline terrorist involved in several attacks across Pakistan was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika Province in Afghanistan, Pakistan Today reported.

US forces carried out a drone strike in Barmal area of Afghanistan – killing a militant named Qari Yaseen and three of his accomplices.

The slain terrorist was involved in the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, terror attack at Pakistan Aeronautical Complex at Kamra.

He was also involved in the attack on General Headquarters in Rawalpindi and the bomb blast at Data Darbar.

Yaseen’s name was included in the list of most wanted terrorists which was provided by Pakistan to the United States.

Yaseen was affiliated with several banned organizations including Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Al-Qaeda.

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