Pakistan

The government banned Lashkar-e-Islam, Ansar-ul-Islam, and Haji Namdar’s virtue and vice group in Khyber agency. “Tribesmen” kidnapped 30 security personnel in Kurram agency. The bodies of eight men, including a former Taliban leader, were found in Kurram. A former Taliban leader said Mullah Omar is residing in Quetta.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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