SHC approves bail of three suspects involved in Safoora massacre
The court has directed the suspects to submit surety bonds of Rs 10 lac each.
KARACHI (Dunya News) – Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday has approved bail of as many as three suspects involved in Safoora carnage.
According to details, the court has directed the suspects to submit surety bonds of Rs 10 lac each.
On May 13, gunmen stormed a bus in Karachi, killing 45 members of the Shia Ismaili community in one of the deadliest incidents in Pakistan last year.
The attack was swiftly claimed by IS, marking the first time the militants, who have seized control of large areas of Iraq and Syria.
Islamabad has officially denied that IS is operating in Pakistan, which has been wracked by Al-Qaeda and Taliban linked violence for more than a decade.
But investigators believe the attack may have been carried out by the militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) as it seeks to expand its international influence.