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Pakistan police arrest militant over Pearl case, Sheraton blast

Pakistani police arrested a militant who was sentenced to death in his absence for a 2002 suicide bomb which killed 11 French engineers and who may be linked to the murder of US reporter Daniel Pearl, officials said. Police said they suspect Islamic extremist Mohammad Sohail may have filmed the beheading of the Wall Street Journal correspondent, who was abducted in the volatile southern city of Karachi in early 2002. Sohail was one of three Sunni Muslim militants sentenced in June 2002 by an anti-terrorism court for the car bomb outside Karachi’s Sheraton hotel, which killed the naval engineers and three Pakistanis. A member of the Harkat Jihad-e-Islami militant group, he was detained after falling off a motorbike during a shootout with police in Karachi, city police officer Mohammad Fayyaz told AFP. Full Story

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