Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman
Malik on Tuesday claimed the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has split
into two, a remark that comes amidst reports that commanders
of the banned group were divided on the issue of holding peace
talks with the government.
Malik, however, did not give further details or say why
the militant grouping had broken into two factions.
Recent reports have said that commanders of the
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan were divided on the issue of holding
peace talks with the government.
Malik, who was speaking to the media here, further said
that anti-terrorism divisions will be set up in the police
forces of all the four provinces.
The Interior Ministry has sought reports about the
activities of banned group from all provinces, he said.
The National Database and Regulatory Authority had been
directed to keep centralized data of crimes and new
legislation will be enacted to curtail explosive mines, Malik