Suicide bombing part of Jihad, justified from Prophet's days : Afghan Taliban
Lahore, May 7 (ANI): Suicide bombings are justified in Islam from the days' of Prophet Mohammad, the Taliban has said.
Spokesperson of the reclusive leader of Afghanistan Taliban Mullah Omar, Zabiullah Mujahid said the Taliban is working for the sake of Islam.
"They sacrificed some people, friends of Muhammad, for the sake of Islam. This is part of the jihad and part of the fighting. We will fight them and we will target them," Mujahid said.
He said the Taliban would continue to fight against the foreign forces present Afghanistan's soil until they are removed completely, and that their primary motive was to establish Sharia in the region.
"This is our country, we have to govern it," The Daily Times quoted Mujahid, as saying.
He also warned that the Taliban would target the forthcoming elections in Afghanistan.
"The 'selections' are going to be from White House. We want to disturb this election," Mujahid said.
He asserted that the Afghanistan and Pakistani faction of the Taliban were two different forces, but there are 'sympathies between the two sides'.
"We do not want to interfere in the Pakistan Taliban affairs," Mujahid added. (ANI)