BHAKKAR - Police managed to arrest two alleged members of the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan from Bhakkar. Faiz and Shahnawaz were involved in extortion, bank robberies and target killings, police sources said. The TTP, a coalition of militant groups, has declared a war and is involved in hundreds of attacks on the security forces and bomb blasts at public places causing massive deaths.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 29-May-2014