Roohan Ahmed

Roohan Ahmed is a Karachi-based journalist, who covers politics, extremism, militancy and urban crime. He is associated with Samaa Digital as Senior Reporter.

What we know about Ansar-ul-Shariah Pakistan

KARACHI: Ansarul Shariah Pakistan (ASP), the newly found terrorist outfit that was operating in Karachi and in some areas of Balochistan, has been busted by security agencies. The group first surfaced in Karachi earlier this year when it targeted a security guard of police foundation in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area. Law enforcers had no clue as…

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Around 1000 religious seminaries in Sindh unauthorized, Apex Committee told

By Roohan Ahmed Karachi: Around 1000 religious seminaries have been built on government land without permission from authorities, the Sindh Apex Committee meeting was told on Friday. The apex committee presided by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was attended by Corps Commander Karachi Lt General Shahid Baig Mirza, Chief Secretary Sindh, Director General (DG) Rangers…

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Militant groups regrouping in Afghanistan

KARACHI: Militant organizations, who fled the Zarb-e-Azb military offensive in Pakistan, are regrouping in Afghanistan, Samaa has learnt.   Sources said leaders of at least five militant organizations met in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province last year in November. “Representatives of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Al- Almi (an offshoot of LeJ with ties to both al-Qaeda and Daesh), Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan…

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