A shootout in the Bara area resulted in the death of the mastermind who planned the massacre at the Pakistani school last week.
The stand off took place in the Khyber tribal region when a strike force ambushed the leader who has been known as “Sadam” on Thursday night. “Sadam was killed while the rest of his men were wounded and arrested by authorities. While “Sadam” was not confirmed to be the mastermind behind the massive school killing, he was the alleged prime suspect. Despite if he was the one who actually planned it, Shahab Ali Shah an administrative official stated “Commander Saddam was a dreaded terrorist, who was killed in an exchange of fire with the security forces in Jamrud town of Khyber tribal region.” He needed to deal with this manner no matter what to ensure future attacks would not happen because his threat level.
The school shooting that took place last week in Peshawar, Pakistan resulted in over 150 students and teachers killed, an attack that upset the world. The United States in particular were ready to aid and counter the attacks of this terrorist group, and it is believed that the drone attack that took place 200 miles south of the shootout was done by US forces on another group of Islamic Militants. The United States is trying to help aid in counteracting attacks like this, and is trying to rebuild relations with Middle Eastern countries as they try and rebuild a democracy overseas.
Photo: AFP / Asif Hassan
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