Suicide bomb specialist Taliban commander held in Swat

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 12:43

Islamabad: Pakistani security forces have nabbed a top commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Shura Nasim alias Abu Faraj from the Charbagh region in Swat.

Sources said Faraj masterminded several suicide attacks which have rocked Pakistan in the recent past.
A close associate of the Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, Faraj used to run a terror training camp were he trained young children to carry out suicide attacks, The News reports.

It may be noted that Faraj’s father Darvesh, who himself was a Taliban commander, surrendered before the troops a few days back.


First Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 12:43
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