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Eight terrorists of banned JuA group lay down arms

By our correspondents
April 05, 2017

PESHAWAR: Eight hardcore militants linked with a proscribed terrorist outfit laid down their arms in tribal areas, said military officials Tuesday. 

According to military sources, eight members of banned Jamaatul Ahrar Ali-ur-Rehman group surrendered in Boideh area, saying they were misled by Pakistan’s enemies. “We were brainwashed by the enemies of Pakistan to carry out attacks in our own country,” they said in a statement. “Terrorism is against the teachings of our religion and our conscience,” they said. 

Meanwhile, military officials say that more militants associated with the terrorist outfit are likely to lay down arms in the coming days. They urged the misguided terrorists to hand themselves over to security forces.