Kyrgyzstan to introduce school uniforms
Tajikistan denounces appointment of citizen as ISIL leader in Syria
Swat Museum gets ready to re-open 6 years after militant attack
Kazakhs respond to extremist recruitment videos
Karachi police say Edhi under threat from TTP
KARACHI – The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has threatened to abduct Pakistan’s leading social worker, Abdul Sattar Edhi, 85, as leverage for freeing arrested militant suspects, media reported June 15.
Karachi police have provided Edhi round-the-clock protection since June 5, media reported.
Edhi runs the Edhi Foundation, one of the country’s largest charities, which provides hundreds of ambulances and shelters for women, children and the destitute.
Police intercepted a letter containing a hit list that included Edhi and two police officers, Aslam Khan and Rao Anwar, a senior police official said. Edhi vowed to continue his work despite the threats.