Pakistan announced that their Army killed “100 terrorists” in 24 hours following the suicide bombing at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine that killed 88 people and injured hundreds. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack that targeted hundreds of worshipers.
Pakistan’s army has killed more than 100 “terrorists” in one day following a suicide blast in a Sufi shrine, the deadliest attack in the country in more than two years.
The killings, announced by the military’s media office, come amid calls for more security in the country following a string of recent attacks.
In a statement released on Friday, the Inter Services Public Relations department said: “Over 100 terrorists have been killed since last night and sizeable apprehensions also made.” al Jazeera
IBOs and combining ops across the country including Punjab. Over 100 Ts killed besides sizeable apprehensions during last 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/hVrzRFTSrr
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 17, 2017