JI charity worker gunned down in Charsadda
[Dawn] The provincial head of a charity organization run by the 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...
was bumped off along with his driver on Saturday in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
...back at the argument, Livia grabbed for Jane's hair to make her point. Jane elbowed her in the face in rebuttal...
a local leader of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islam
...Assembly of Islamic Clergy, or JUI, is a Pak Deobandi (Hanafi) political party. There are two main branches, one led by Maulana Fazlur Rahman, and one led by Maulana Samiul Haq. Fazl is active in Pak politix and Sami spends more time running his madrassah. Both branches sponsor branches of the Taliban, though with plausible deniability...
-Fazl (JUI-F) was killed with three other people in a separate incident when they were caught between a gun fight between two rival groups in FR Dera Ismail Khan
... the Pearl of Pashtunistan ...
The provincial chief of the JI's Alkihdmat Education Wing's was rubbed out along with his driver When unnidentified gunnies riding a cycle of violence Saturday afternoon targeted his vehicle in the Utmanzai area of Charsadda District.
Charsadda Police confirmed that Alkhidmat Foundation's education wing in-charge, Zakir Hussain was targeted along with his driver Khadim Shah in the Utmanzai area of Charsadda and both of them was struck down in his prime when the attackers opened fire on them
Advocate Israrullah, provincial information secretary of the JI, confirmed that Hussain was killed while he was on an inspection visit to a local school run by JI in Charsadda district.
To a query, he said: "Zakir Hussain had no enmity with any one, and the incident is a murder by terrorists, who are striking at will but the law enforcement agencies had failed to protect its citizens."
In the separate incident in the Darazinda area of FR DI Khan, the JUI-F former amir of the area, Sahibzada Abdul Salam was killed along with two others, Pir Shah and Spin Gul when they were caught in clash between two rival groups at a hotel.
Administration officials said Abdul Salam was sitting with his workers at a local hotel when rival groups traded gunshots. Sahibzada Abdul Salam and Pir Shah were killed on the spot while Spin Gul died in the hospital.
Officials said that Abdul Salam, however, was not the target but had fallen prey to firing between the two groups.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-06