Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 'most wanted' terrorists

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The ISPR said Afghanistan officials have been handed over list of militants hiding in the nation.

Pakistan desires cooperation of Afghan intelligence, leadership and other institutions to address the issues for holding peace in the region.

On Feb. 7, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated to his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani that Russia condemned terrorism in Afghanistan and fully backed the present government in Kabul.

On Thursday, a bomber killed over 70 people and injured nearly 300 at a shrine in southern Sindh province.

The training camp of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar deputy commander Adil Bacha was reportedly destroyed in the attack and suspected militants were also killed, DawnNews reported quoting sources, however, these claims could not be independently verified.

Pakistan Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted the closure call, Pakistan-Afghanistan Border closed till further orders due to security reaons.

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The Pakistan Army said it launched a massive crackdown on networks behind the country's recent terrorists and killed more than 100 militants. Pakistan has been hit by a series of terrorist attacks since Afghanistan-based JuA announced its "Operation Ghazi".

"The first and foremost thing the two countries should do is to re-establish contacts".

According to the Pakistani government officials, at least 70 people, including women and children were killed in the attack.

The conference is an initiative of Russia-China-Pakistan trilateral and India was invited during the visit of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to Russia last month.

India's position was put forward at a six-country meet hosted by Russian Federation on Wednesday in Moscow.

"The summoning of [Afghan] diplomats to the army headquarters is, no doubt, unprecedented", Rustam Shah Mohmand, a former ambassador of Pakistan to Kabul from 2002 to 2005 told Anadolu Agency. The four attacks, on the heels of deadly bombing in Lahore, were apparently aimed at creating instability in otherwise improving security environment.