Another suspect of PIA flight attack arrested


PESHAWAR: In a major development, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police on Thursday arrested another suspect involved in attack on PIA flight at Peshawar airport on June 24. According to the police, security forces and police jointly carried out a raid in the Suleman Khel area of Peshawar on intelligence information and arrested Waliullah, a militant commander of Dara Adam Khel who is associated with Shahid Group working under the umbrella of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in connection with firing on PIA plane. The police added that Waliullah was also wanted to them in a number of other cases.  Earlier, the police had on Wednesday arrested Ali Haider, a militant commander of Shahid group, for his alleged involvement in the plane attack. According to the police, flight PK-756 was coming from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Peshawar when it was attacked during landing at Bacha Khan International Airport in Peshawar. A woman passenger was killed, while four others, including two flight stewards, were injured in the incident. 

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