South Asia and Beyond

Many Held For Blast Outside Lashkar Chief’s Home

Several people have been taken into custody following raids in different cities in Pakistan’s Punjab province. The raids were carried out in the wake of the blast outside the Lahore residence of Lashkar chief Hafiz Sayeed. There’s speculation Sayeed was at home although he had been convicted of terror financing earlier this year and was sentenced to 36 years in prison.