Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and the outfit's former spokesman Shahidullah Shahid were on Thursday declared "proclaimed offenders" by a court here in connection with last year's deadly assault on Karachi airport.
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Pakistan Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, spokesman Shahidullah Shahid and nine others even as Pakistan assured India that Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has not been released.
Pakistani security forces claimed to have identified the man who had carried out last month`s suicide bombing at the Wagah border crossing with India and have taken his family into custody, a media report said Saturday.
The Pakistan government has realised that the Islamic State (IS) group is a potential threat that could benefit from the changing militant landscape in the country and exploit the sectarian schism by signing up new recruits, media reported Wednesday.
The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliated Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JA) has confirmed that their key commander Abu Jandal was killed in Khyber Agency`s Tirah Valley in Pakistan during the November 9 airstrikes.
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has fired its spokesman after he along with five other commanders declared allegiance to the Islamic State terror group, which has been vying for supremacy with the al Qaeda in the region.
The Taliban militants who attacked Karachi's naval dockyard last week were planning to hijack a Pakistani navy missile frigate with inside help, indicating the extent of radicalisation within the forces.
Karachi: Taliban militants aided by some Pakistan navy officials tried to storm the strategic naval dockyard here but security forces foiled the assault after a fierce gun-battle in which a naval officer and two militants were killed.