Pakistan Makes More Arrests After Slaying Militant
Pakistani security forces arrested more suspected Islamic militants a day after they shot dead a key suspect wanted in a failed bid on President Pervez Musharraf’s life and the killing of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl.
Security forces shot dead Amjad Hussain Farooqi, described as one of the principal members of al Qaeda in Pakistan, in a gun battle on Sunday afternoon in the southern city of Nawabshah. “We’ve eliminated one of the very major sources of terrorist threat,” Musharraf told reporters during an official visit to the Netherlands. Full Story