The murder of Samiullah Afridi will make it all the less likely that Dr. Shakil Afridi will ever get a chance to appeal his prison sentence for his role in helping find Osama bin Laden.
Omar Khalid Khorasani’s Jamaat ul Ahrar faction and Mullah Fazlullah’s group have put aside differences and reformed the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan. Lashkar-e-Islam also joined the group.
US airstrikes killed upwards of 10 jihadists in three airstrikes in the Nayzan district in Nangarhar province.
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The attack is the second suicide bombing at a Lashkar-e-Islam mosque in Khyber’s Tirah Valley this month.
Pakistani police claim Bagh was killed during an operation in the contested tribal agency. Bagh’s spokesman denied the report.
A suicide bomber killed 22 people outside a mosque, while 10 Pakistani soldiers and 23 Lashkar-e-Islam fighters were killed in a clash at a military checkpoint.
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Jamrud is one of three areas in Khyber where the Pakistani military has failed to dislodge the Taliban and the Lashkar-e-Islam.
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A key anti-Taliban militia commander died in a sophisticated IED attack in Hangu City. Taliban fighters operating in Khyber and Arakzai are likely suspects in the attack.
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The Taliban said it targeted Afghan police trainers.