US drone strike kills terrorist behind attack on Sri Lankan cricket team

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

A hard-line terrorist who was involved in the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika Province in Afghanistan.

US forces carried out a drone strike in Barmal area of Afghanistan – killing a militant named Qari Yaseen and three of his accomplices. Yaseen was affiliated with several banned organizations including Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and Al-Qaeda. He was also involved in the attack on General Headquarters in Rawalpindi and the bomb blast at Data Darbar.

Yaseen’s name was included in the list of most wanted terrorists which was provided by Pakistan to the United States. – Pakistan Today