Two more terrorists of Feb 2012 carnage on KKH nabbed


PESHAWAR: The Counter Terrorism Department, (CTD) Hazara region on Monday claimed to have arrested two terrorists who were allegedly involved in the killing of 16 passengers from Gilgit-Baltistan on sectarian grounds in February 2012 on Karakoram Highway (KKH).

In a statement issued here, the CTD identified the two accused as  Tariq and  Dastargir, who belong to Gilgit-Baltistan.

The CTD claimed that the accused had shot dead 16 passengers of Shia community on February 28, 2012, on KKH after intercepting four buses, off-loading the passengers and identifying Shia passengers by checking their CNICs.

The CTD further said that five accused of the incident were arrested earlier and being tried in an anti-terrorism court.