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Militant in Daniel Pearl abduction case held

Captured where US writer died

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani ­officials arrested a senior militant accused of involvement in the 2002 murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl.

The militant, Qari Abdul Hayee, a leader of the Islamist militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, was arrested by the paramilitary Rangers force Sunday in Karachi, the city where Pearl was held hostage and killed.

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