Pakistan arrests mastermind behind Lahore attacks

Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 20:37 [IST]
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Lahore attack mastermind arrested

Islamabad: Pakistan police have arrested the mastermind behind the Police in Pakistan have arrested one of seven men suspected of being behind the attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in Lahore in March, officials say.

"We have identified seven men accused of planning the attack and one of them has been arrested," Lahore police chief Pervez Rathor told reporters.

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Initial speculation was that the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group accused of the deadly Mumbai attacks late last year was also behind the cricket attack, but they denied any links to the commando-style assault.

Team India had cancelled their tour to Pakistan following the terror attack on Sri Lankan team.


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