Pak crackdown on militants fails to convince sceptics | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, March 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:01 AM, March 18, 2019

Pak crackdown on militants fails to convince sceptics

At a mosque on a quiet Islamabad street, any reference to the UN-listed terror group which runs it has been removed as Pakistan -- once again -- comes under pressure to demonstrate its sincerity about eliminating militancy.

The first wave of militant detentions was announced by Islamabad on March 5, as tensions were still cooling between India and Pakistan after their latest confrontation over the disputed Kashmir region.

New Delhi has long accused Islamabad of harbouring militant groups, which it says are used by Pakistan intelligence agencies to attack India.

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