In neighboring country Pakistan, unknown assailants killed famous religious leader Naat Khawan Maulana Rahimullah alias Maulana Rahimullah Tariq. The incident is from Karachi. Unknown assailants carried out the incident when Maulana was going to attend a religious gathering. The attackers fired bullets at him, after which he died. Karachi Police says that Maulana’s murder may be related to target killing. It is being claimed about Maulana Rahimullah that he is close to Jaish-e-Mohammed’s wanted terrorist Masood Azhar.
However, no information has been revealed in local media reports on Maulana’s Jaish connection. In recent months, many target killings have been carried out in Pakistan. Earlier in Bajaur of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Akram Khan Ghazi, an alleged senior commander of Lashk-e-Taiba, was shot dead by unknown assailants. It is claimed that he used to work as a recruiter in the Lashkar terrorist army. According to the claim, he was involved in promoting fundamentalism in India and allegedly carrying out terrorist activities in the Kashmir Valley.