Popular support for militants in Pakistan’s jihadi heartland complicates Prime Minister Imran Khan’s crackdown
On the congested streets of Bahawalpur, a city in southern Pakistan’s jihadi heartland, emotions run high in favour of Jaish-e-Mohammad, a UN-designated terror group that recently pushed nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war.Such support complicates Prime Minister Imran Khan’s latest crackdown on militant groups, including Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). In recent days, Khan has ordered the takeover of assets and property of dozens of banned militant organisations operating in the…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Popular support for militants in Pakistan’s jihadi heartland complicates Prime Minister Imran Khan’s crackdown, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Friday, 8 March
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