The first attempt to respond to mounting pressure from India and the U.S. “‘Mumbai mastermind’ arrested in Pakistan,” by Zahid Hussain in the Times Online, December 8 (thanks to Alexandre):
Pakistani security forces have raided a suspected training camp used by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the militant group blamed for last month’s attack on Mumbai, and arrested several of the group’s activists, government officials said today.
One official told The Times that among those arrested was Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, an LeT activist whom Indian officials have accused of masterminding the Mumbai attack.
The raid last night near Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, was Pakistan’s first attempt to respond to mounting pressure from India and the United States to take quick and decisive action against LeT and its affiliates.
Security officials refused to publicly confirm or deny the raid or the arrests. But government officials, speaking off the record, said that Pakistani troops raided a large compound belonging to Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the parent organization of LeT, about three miles outside Muzaffarabad. Local residents said army helicopters were also involved in the raid….