Break away Pak Taliban factions reunite for war against security forces

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Islamabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Different factions of the Taliban have buried their differences to form a coalition to jointly counter attacks against them, The Daily Times reports.

According to sources, three important factions of the Taliban, including the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud, and Taliban leaders Maulvi Nazir and Hafiz Gul Bahadar held a meeting at an undisclosed location in Waziristan.

All Taliban leaders decided to avoid involvement in insignificant issues and to focus their attention on fighting security forces, a Mulla Nazir Group Amir informed.

A 13-member Advisory Council has also been formed which would look after the work of the alliance, and decide the future course of action, the sources added. (ANI)

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