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Security Forces: Police and Jamaat-Ul-Ahrar Group

security forces: He says they were members of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group and were behind a bombing in Lahore last year that killed 26 people, including nine police, according to The Chronicle Herald. He says police seized weapons and explosive vests from the scene of the raid. Police spokesman Salim Khan says counterterrorism police ambushed the suspected militants early Sunday as they were travelling on motorcycles near the city of Gujrat, setting off a shootout in which three of the men escaped. Islamic extremists in Pakistan have carried out scores of attacks in recent years, mainly targeting security forces and religious minorities. Source Source The Associated Press ( As reported in the news.