Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan commander Tehsil Khan has reiterated that a contingent of 500 suicide bombers and 35,000 armed men were ready to act against Indian aggression.
The spokesman of Mullah Nazir group (Wali Muhammad), based in South Waziristan Agency, told reporters that they had identified their target (India) after the recent Indo-Pak tensions.
He said no action would be taken against the Pakistan Army in the current circumstances, the Daily Times reported.
Khan also warned India against aggressive dialogues against Pakistan, otherwise the Taliban would ruin India with suicide attacks. "We have our reservations on the govt's policies, but the Taliban will be the first to lay down their lives for the sake of national sovereignty," Khan added. Earlier, Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud had announced that hundreds of thousands Fidayeen were ready to defend every inch of Pakistan if India dared to
attack on it.
In a statement issued here on Wednesday, he said: "Despite our differences with the government protection of Pakistan and its people is our duty as it was of armed forces."
Baitullah Mehsud warned India of dire consequences against any misadventure and said that hundreds of thousands of Mujahideen equipped with sophisticated weapons were ready every time for Jihad.
"Pakistan is as dearer to us as it is to our citizens", he declared. He said his men will fight on frontline side by side with armed forces. I assure the armed forces and the nation not to think about the western borders in case Indian attack because his men will perform duties day and night", he remarked.