Asim Bajwa

Terrorists controlled from Afghanistan: DG ISPR Asim Bajwa


DG ISPR Lt. General Asim Bajwa said that terrorists of Bacha Khan University attack were controlled from Afghanistan. Four terrorists and four facilitators took part in the Charsadda attack.

Addressing a media briefing he said that terrorists were being contacted constantly from Afghan cell numbers. Five other terrorists have been arrested and are present outside. Names of facilitators will not be exposed for some time.


DG ISPR Lt. General Asim Bajwa


He said that it is crystal cleat after initial investigations that terrorists were trained in Afghanistan and helped cross Torkham Border. Terrorists stayed at a house in MArdan with the help of facilitators. They traveled on public transport to reach Bacha Khan University. Terrorists bought arms from Darra Adam Khel.

Main commander of Charsadda attack was Umar and he claimed responsibility of the attack. One terrorist has been identified as Amir Rehman, a resident of North Waziristan. Other terrorists are also being identified with the help of DNA samples.

Riaz, Adil and Noorullah were facilitators in the attack. Adil provided university map to terrorists. Adil’s wife and niece helped terrorists and Adil himself worked as mason in Bacha Khan University, he revealed. He said that 14,000 intelligence-based operations have been so far conducted and 21,000 terrorists and suspects have been arrested.



Four facilitators of terrorists of Bacha Khan University presented before media


DG ISPR asserted that arrested terrorists will be presented before media. Most of the goals of operation Zarb-e-Azb have been achieved. Border management with Afghanistan is a big challenge but it should have to be improved. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif shared information about terrorists with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

He urged that all of the citizens should play their role to identify such criminal elements.



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