Quetta (Staff Report): A suspected facilitator of Sehwan shrine blast was arrested during search operation conducted by intelligence agencies in Uthal area of Balochistan.

According to intelligence agencies, the suspect is identified as Tahir and is believed to be the one who transported the suicide bomber and facilitators from Uthal to Sehwan.

The agencies also reported that Tahir helped the facilitators escape after the deadly bombing.

He is also suspected of having worked for Abdul Hafeez Pandrani, a leader of the Hafeez Brohi group affiliated with the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) who now is reported to have joined Daesh.

Police and intelligence agencies suspect Pandrani to be the mastermind of the Sehwan bombing

A suicide bomber targeted Saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine in Sehwan, Sindh on February 16, killing over 90 people and injuring hundreds of people.