04 Feb '18, 7pm

Pakistani Taliban claims 2 suicide bombings | FDD's Long War Journal

The Pakistani Taliban (Tehrik-e-Taliban) has claimed a pair of suicide bombings in recent days and the group promises to conduct more in the near future. The first was purportedly carried out on Feb. 2 in the Mastung district of Balochistan. Though there is little independent reporting on the bombing, the Pakistani Taliban says “Talha Dairvy,” a member of its “martyrdom seekers group,” blew himself up at a Frontier Corps camp where “mercenaries” had gathered at a “canteen” to eat. The group claims that “tens” of victims were killed and many more wounded, but the number of casualties has not been confirmed. The second was launched by a “martyrdom seeker” known as “Siddique,” who struck a Pakistani Army base in the Swat area of northern Pakistan on Feb. 3. That bombing was quickly confirmed by Pakistan’s Inter Services Public Relations, which said that at least 11 soldiers w...

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