19 April 2021

Outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group frees 11 police hostages, minister says

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Open this photo in gallery Security personnel stand guard on the Faizabad Bridge during a nationwide strike called by various groups to show solidarity with the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, in Islamabad, on April 19, 2021. -/AFP/Getty Images An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 police a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore amid violent clashes with security forces, the country’s interior minister said Monday. Supporters of the hard-line Tehreek-e-Labaik [...]