[Pak Daily Times] After one month's interval, in the dark night of May 29, a drone reappeared in the sovereign horizon of our country, zeroed in on its target, and kaboom, went into ashes the seven persons that were revered by their followers as leaders, despised by the perpetrators as terrorists, and treated by some sections of the people as annoyed citizens of the country. Reaction from media, political and religious parties was an expected outcome, which quickly surfaced after the incident, raising concerns and questions about the intent of such an action, especially when the newly elected political party that considered drone attacks unacceptable was about to form the government and its chances of fruitful negotiations with the Taliban were looking bright. The Pakistain Foreign Office and Pakistain Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) were the first to strongly condemn this event and to follow them were Maulana Samiul Haq ...the Godfather of the Taliban, leader of his own faction of the JUI. Known as Mullah Sandwich for his habit of having two young boys at a time... of Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Islam and Maulana Fazlur Rehman Deobandi holy man, known as Mullah Diesel during the war against the Soviets, his sympathies for the Taliban have never been tempered by honesty ... of Jamaat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F).
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