Nisar confirms arrest of Safoora carnage mastermind


KARACHI: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of Safoora Goth carnage mastermind.


“Security agencies have also arrested several suspects just 4 days after the incident,” Nisar said while addressing a press conference here.

At least 47 people were killed when unknown assailants riding motorcycles opened fire on a bus at Safoora Goth area of Karachi on May 13, 2015.

To a question, Nisar added that Taliban, Al Qaeda and Islamic State carry out operations in Pakistan in integrated manner.

The interior minister said the counter-terrorism department put a great effort to arrest the culprits, adding that the security agencies have completely unearthed the plot of the incident.

Nisar appreciated the role of Sindh police and intelligence agencies in arresting the suspects.