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Pakistan buries Islamic militant leader killed in attack

Hundreds of followers and relatives of Pakistan's most feared Islamic militant leader attended his burial on Thursday, a day after he was gunned down in an assault on a police convoy. Many among the mourners were members of Malik Ishaq's militant Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group and chanted anti-government slogans calling for revenge. The funeral in Ishaq's hometown of Rahim Yar Khan in central Pakistan was held under tight security, according to police officer Ashfaq Gujjar. Ishaq's Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group has links to the Taliban and to al-Qaida, and allegedly masterminded the killing of scores of minority Shiites across Pakistan. He was killed with 13 other militants,...

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