Pakistan Security Brief - April 26, 2013

Reports show al Qaeda intelligence chief killed in drone strike; Pakistan to close Afghan border during elections; Four police die in Indian Kashmir attack; Eleven die in Karachi ANP bombing; Five die in TTP bombing on MQM office; Five people die in targeted attacks in Karachi; Intelligence reveals TTP plan to kidnap Musharraf; Karachi police arrest four TTP members; Ranger dies after shooting attack; Militants attack PPP office; Attackers lob grenades at house in Quetta

Drone Strike

Pak-Afghan Relations

India-Pakistan Relations

Militancy


[1] “Al Qaeda intelligence chief killed in Waziristan drone attack,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-173523-Al-Qaeda-intelligence-chief-killed-in-Waziristan-drone-attack
[2] “Pakistan seal Afghan border May 11, elections,” Yahoo News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://news.yahoo.com/pakistan-seal-afghan-border-may-11-election-070408214.html
[3] “Police say rebels kill 4 policemen in Kashmir,” Wall Street Journal, April 26, 2013. Available at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324474004578446833417865100.html?mod=djkeyword
[4] “At least 11 killed as blast targets ANP office in Karachi,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-98553-At-least-11-killed-as-blast-targets-ANP-office-in-Karachi
“ANP candidate ambushed with cracker in Landhi,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-98471-ANP-candidate-ambushed-with-cracker-in-Landhi
[5] “Election violence: five killed as Taliban target MQM in Karachi,” Express Tribune, April 26, 2013. Available at http://tribune.com.pk/story/540754/election-violence-five-killed-as-taliban-target-mqm-in-karachi/
“MQM, PML-N activists among five killed,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-173487-MQM,-PML-N-activists-among-five-killed
[6] “Four TTP terrorists among eight arrested,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-173482-Four-TTP-terrorists-among-eight-arrested
[7] “Taliban with local Jehadis plot to kidnap Musharraf on way from subjail to court,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-98487-Taliban-with-local-jehadis-plot-to-kinap-Musharraf-on-way-from-sub-jail-to-court;-Intel-agencies
[8] “Rangers personnel gunned down in Hyderabad,” Dawn, April 26, 2013. Available at http://dawn.com/2013/04/26/rangers-personnel-gunned-down-in-hyderabad/
[9] “Weapons seized from bus cavities,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-173559-Weapons-seized-from-bus-cavities
[10] “One killed in roadside blast,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-173564-One-killed-in-roadside-blast
[11] “PPP office attacked in Noshki,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-173558-PPP-office-attacked-in-Noshki
“One gunned down in Quetta,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-173565-One-gunned-down-in-Quetta
[12] “Hand grenade blast on Sariab Road,” The News, April 26, 2013. Available at http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-98442-Quetta%3a-Hand-grenade-blast-on-Sariab-Road
[13] “House damaged in Kohat grenade attack,” Dawn, April 26, 2013. Available at http://dawn.com/2013/04/26/house-damaged-in-kohat-grenade-attack/