Pakistani Police kills mastermind of Ashura blast and killer of hundreds of Shia Muslims
Pakistani police killed a key militant commander of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan Waleed Akbar in an encounter which took place in Dera Ismail Khan.
Akber was mastermind of Ashura blast and killer of hundreds of Shia Muslims in country.
District Police Officer said the police was conducting a search operation when the terrorists led by Akbar Waleed ambushed their convoy.
He was involved in the planning of suicide attacks on funeral processions and law enforcement agencies’ personnel. He was also involved in the assassinations of Shia leaders and police personnel during the Ashura bombing near a Muharram procession in Dera Ismail Khan on November 25, 2012.