Pakistan begins crackdown on militant groups amid global pressure

FILE PHOTO: Shopkeepers watch the speech of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, after Pakistan shot down two Indian military aircrafts, at a shop selling television screens in Karachi, Pakistan February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan said on Tuesday it had begun a crackdown on Islamist militant groups, detaining 44 members of banned organizations including close relatives of the leader of a group blamed for a deadly bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir last month. The interior ministry said it was a move to ‚Äúspeed up action against all […]

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