GILGIT: Three alleged terrorists involved in Nanga Parbat carnage detained

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GILGIT: Law-enforcement agencies have arrested three suspected terrorists on Friday.

According to sources alleged terrorists are believed to be linked to massacre of ten tourists at the base camp of Nanga Parbat.

The terrorists have been identified as Habib-ur-Rehman, Irfanullah and Qaribullah. Security forces have shifted them to Islamabad for interrogation.

In June 2013, at least ten foreign climbers were massacred at the base camp of country’s second highest foothill Nanga Parbat.

The victims were identified as three Ukrainians, two Chinese including Chinese-American Chen Honglu two Slovakians, one Lithuanian and one Nepalese as well as a Pakistani guide.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was to avenge the death of their deputy leader in a US drone strike.

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