Mastermind of Quetta training center attack detained

09:07 AM | 7 Nov, 2016
Mastermind of Quetta training center attack detained
QUETTA - The law enforcement agencies on Sunday reportedly arrested a militant commander, who is believed to be the mastermind of attack on Police Training Center Quetta last month.

The police sources said that following intelligence information, law enforcement agencies conducted intelligence-guided raid on Airport Road area of the provincial capital and nabbed a commander of banned militant organisation.

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"The law enforcement agencies including Anti-Terrorists Force and others raided a house on Airport Road in Quetta and arrested a militant" they said.

The law enforcement officials also seized weapons, ammunition, explosives and literature from the house. The arrested militant has been shifted to unknown location where he was being interrogated by special investigation teams.

On October 24, terrorists stormed Police Training Center in Sariab area, killing 60 and injuring at least 122 recruits. Following the deadly carnage, the LEA's sprung into action and the latest arrest could help connect the dots in finding the actual culprit behind the incident.