LAHORE: Police arrested 70 suspects after being tipped off about the presence of Aghan nationals in the city, Aaj News reported.
The suspects were taken in to custody after they failed to prove their identity. They were not in possession of their identity cards. They have been shifted to an unknown place for interrogation by the police.
On 20 January, four heavily armed terrorists launched an attack on the Bacha Khan University, killing 22 students and a teacher and injuring 22 others.
A day later, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif telephoned Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, chief executive Abdullah Abdullah and commander of Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces in Afghanistan General John Campbell to share the details of the investigations and also asked them to cooperate in tracing the attackers.
A leader of the outlawed TTP Darra Admakhel chapter Omar Mansoor claimed responsibility for the university attack who had also masterminded the December 16, 2014 Army Public School attack in Peshawar, killing more than 140 students.