ISLAMABAD – Last nights attack on Imam Bargah raised a serious question on security forces’ performance that even after intelligence information about any expected attack, the suicide bomber got succeeded, following this blast police of Islamabad detained 15 suspects one of them was member of outlawed movement.
Police targeted Ghauri town, Iqbal Town, Shakriyal and Qatbal town for crackdown following the attack on ‘Qasr-e-Sakeena’ (Imam Bargah) last night on Wednesday before Isha prayer.
Police claimed to arrest 15 people one of them is a member of outlawed movement. Federal police also claimed that heavy ammunition was recovered from their custody including thousands of bullets.
All these were detained in suspect of last night’s attack as police believe that they have any direct or indirect link with this terrorist activity.
Suspects have been shifted to investigation cells for further information. Their identity has not revealed because of security reasons however it was said that one of the suspect who belong to some outlawed movement was arrested with ‘heavy weapons’.
Last night during the prayer a suicide bomber tried to get into Imam Bargah located at highway in Shakriyal area near Khanna pull.
PML-N leader Marvi Memon at the site of the blast had issued a strong condemnation of the attack on the imambargah. “These are the last splinter affects of the operation Zarb-e-Azb. These are desperate attacks by cornered terrorists,” said Memon.
“We have to be united in this fight against terror,” she added. “It is unfortunate that our people have to pay the price for this but we will not forget the sacrifices our countrymen have made.”
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