PAKTIKA, Mar 20 (SABAH): Highly wanted militant Qari Yaseen, responsible for terrorists attacks on GHQ, a former president of Pakistan general (retd) Pervez Musharraf and the Sri Lankan cricket team, was killed in a US drone strike in Barmal District of Paktika Province in Afghanistan along with his three accomplice, sources informed on Monday.
Yaseen was affiliated with several terrorist organizations and had assisted militant outfits Jundallah and Al-Qaeda in several attacks.
He was wanted by the Federal Investigation Agency for attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore in 2009, GHQ Rawalpindi, ISI Lahore Office, Marriott Hotel and bomb blast at Data Darbar Lahore, among many other terrorist attacks.
Yaseen was also behind attacks on Pakistan Army colonel and Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada and former president Pervez Musharraf.
Yaseen, who belonged to Lodhran district of Punjab, was said to be an expert in IEDs and bombs. A price of Rs 20 lakh was fixed for his head.
He along with his three accomplices was killed in a drone strike targeting his vehicle on Sunday evening, according to sources.