Blast damages house of JI leader in Peshawar
[Dawn] The house of a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami
The Islamic Society, founded in 1941 in Lahore by Maulana Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, aka
The Great Apostosizer. The Jamaat opposed the independence of Bangladesh but has operated an
independent branch there since 1975. It maintains close ties with international Mohammedan groups such as the Moslem Brotherhood. the Taliban, and al-Qaeda. The Jamaat's objectives are the establishment of a pure Islamic state, governed by Sharia law. It is distinguished by its xenophobia, and its opposition to Westernization, capitalism, socialism, secularism, and liberalist social mores...
(JI) was damaged in a blast at Tarnab Farm area on the outskirts of provincial metropolis here on Saturday.
An official of Chamkani cop shoppe said that the bomb was planted near the residence of JI leader and former MNA Sabir Awan that went
kaboom! with a big bang and damaged the rear portion of his house.
Quoting the personnel of bomb disposal squad, the official said that the bomb was packed in a canister and it weighed about 200 grams. It was a locally made bomb that was went
kaboom! through remote, he added.
“We have started search operation in the area and trying to get any clue about the people involved in the terrorist act,” said Azam Khan, in-charge of Tarnab Farm police post. He said that police reached the site soon after the blast but no one was placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
in that connection.
Posted by: Fred