Pakistan: terrorist leader arrested

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:15:51 +0200

ISLAMABAD, JULY 17 - Terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan: he was head of the Islamist group Jud (Jamaat-ud-dawa, which fights for the independence of Kashmir from India), held responsible for the attack on Mumbai in 2008, claimed the lives of around 190 people. According to intelligence sources, a few days after the visit to the US by the Pakistani prime minister. Saeed was arrested today by anti-terrorism while traveling from Gujranwala to Lahore, the capital of the province of Punjab. On November 26, 2008, Mumbai was shocked by a series of coordinated attacks in different parts of the Indian city.
The assault ended with a blitz to free the hostages at the Taj hotel, where the last terrorists had remained. In the attack there were over 190 dead and 300 wounded.