Peshawar (Web Desk): Qari Yaseen, responsible for terrorists attacks on GHQ and Sri Lankan cricket team was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika Province in Afghanistan, local media reported on Monday.
Yaseen, who belonged to Lodhran district of Punjab, was said to be an expert in IEDs and bombs. He was affiliated with several terrorist organisations and had assisted terrorists outfits Jundallah and Al-Qaeda in several attacks.
According to reports, Yaseen was behind attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, GHQ Rawalpindi, ISI Lahore Office, Marriott Hotel and bomb blast at Data Darbar Lahore, among many other terrorist attacks. Yaseen was also behind attacks on Pakistan Army colonel and Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada and former president Pervez Musharraf.
At least three of Yaseen’s accomplices were also killed in the drone strike.