Islamabad: A Pakistani marine commando from the Waziristan tribal region posted at the PNS Mehran naval airbase which was attacked by terrorists this week was arrested in January for his links with militants and had warned about an impending attack, a media report said on Thursday.
The commando, who belongs to South Waziristan Agency, was arrested for his links with the Taliban and al-Qaeda affiliates, The News daily quoted its sources as saying.
He was posted at PNS Mehran, the naval air station in Karachi that was stormed on Sunday by terrorists who killed 10 security personnel and destroyed two maritime surveillance aircraft.
Four of the attackers were killed or blew themselves up while two escaped....more
12:24 PM, May 26, 2011