Protests after Pakistan detains alleged architect of Mumbai attacks


Pakistani supporters of Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed staged small protests on Tuesday (31) and condemned the United States, after police detained the accused architect of an attack on the Indian city of Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008. Saeed, pointed to by critics as evidence of Pakistan’s reluctance to crack down hard enough on militants, was held late on Monday (30) at the headquarters of his charity before being placed under house arrest at his home in the eastern city of Lahore. He denies involvement in the Mumbai attack. The move follows a US visa ban by president Donald…

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