Pakistan Security Brief - June 15, 2010

Pakistan Security Brief – June 15, 2010

American “bin Laden hunter” arrested in northern Pakistan; wanted militant commander reportedly killed in accidental explosion; militants destroy another government-run middle school in Mohmand Agency; seven militants arrested in Mamund tehsil; ISI dismisses allegations of close links with Afghan Taliban; Pakistani Senate expresses concern over target killings in Karachi; man planting roadside bomb killed when device accidently exploded in Turbat; Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says Pakistan wants to resolve Kashmir dispute with India through talks; Lahore High Court postpones hearing Facebook petition until July 9.

Bin Laden Hunter Arrested

FATA

ISI Denies Allegations

Karachi

Balochistan

Pak-India Relations

Facebook Controversy



[1] “American on alleged Laden hunt caught in Pakistan,”Chris Brummit and Munir Khan, The Journal Register, June 15, 2010. Available on http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_PAKISTAN_BIN_LADEN_HUNTER?SITE=JRC&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
“Armed US 'Bin Laden hunter' is held in Pakistan,” BBC, June 15, 2010. Available on
[2] Mushtaq Yusufzai, “LeJ commander Qari Zafar killed in ‘accidental IED,” The News, June 15, 2010. Available on blast’http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=29488
[3] “Militants blow up school in Mohmand,” The News, June 15, 2010. Avialable on http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=245154
[4] “Seven militants detained in Bajaur Agency,” The Daily Times, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010\06\15\story_15-6-2010_pg7_8
[5]Karin Brulliard,  “Pakistan rejects report saying nation's intelligence agency aids Afghan Taliban,” The Washington Post, June 15, 2010. Available onhttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/14/AR2010061405056.html?wprss=rss_world/asia
[6] Shamim-ur-Rahman,”Zardari expresses concern over target killings,” Dawn, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/the-newspaper/national/zardari-expresses-concern-over-target-killings-560
“ Targeted killing toll rises to 7; three injured,” Geo News, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.geo.tv/6-15-2010/66700.htm
Fawad Ali Shah, “Target killing count continues to rise,” The Express Tribune, June 15, 2010. Available on
[7] “Man dead in Turbat blast,” Geo News, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.geo.tv/6-15-2010/66726.htm
[8] “Pakistan, India should resolve issues through talks: PM,” Dawn, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/04-india-pak-peace-gilani-qs-07
[9] “LHC adjourns Facebook petition hearing,” Dawn, June 15, 2010. Available on http://www.dawn.com/wps/wcm/connect/dawn-content-library/dawn/news/pakistan/04-lhc-facebook-petition-hearing-qs-04