Mullah Fazlullah's kid killed in drone strike in Afghanistan
[DAWN] The son of proscribed Tehrik-e-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Pakistain (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah
...son-in-law of holy man Sufi Mohammad. Known as
Mullah FM, Fazlullah had the habit of grabbing his FM mike when the mood struck him and bellowing forth sermons. Sufi suckered the Pak govt into imposing Shariah on the Swat Valley and then stepped aside whilst Fazlullah and his Talibs imposed a reign of terror on the populace like they hadn't seen before, at least not for a thousand years or so. For some reason the Pak intel services were never able to locate his transmitter, much less bomb it. After ruling the place like a conquered province for a year or so, Fazlullah's Talibs began gobbling up more territory as they pushed toward Islamabad, at which point as a matter of self-preservation the Mighty Pak Army threw them out and chased them into Afghanistan...
, along with 19 other Lion of Islams, was killed in the US dronezap across the border in Afghanistan on Wednesday morning.
The TTP confirmed the drone attack on its facility in Afghanistan’s Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
and the killing of Abdullah, son of Mullah Fazlullah. In a text message sent to media in Bajaur Agency, aka Turban Central
...Smallest of the agencies in FATA. The Agency administration is located in Khar. Bajaur is inhabited almost exclusively by Tarkani Pashtuns, which are divided into multiple bickering subtribes. Its 52 km border border with Afghanistan's Kunar Province makes it of strategic importance to Pakistain's strategic depth...
on Wednesday evening, the Lion of Islam outfit said that 20 "Fidayeen" (jacket wallahs) were killed and six others maimed in the drone attack.
It blamed Afghan intelligence agency for providing a tip regarding the presence of murderous Moslems in the area. Well-placed sources said that the US drone carried out attack in Sultankhel area of Kunar province adjacent to Bajaur Agency.
Unconfirmed reports suggested that 25 murderous Moslems were killed in the attack.
They said that drone fired missiles at Ghazi Camp run by the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain in Kunar near the Pak border.
They said that the TTP commander of Bajaur chapter, Gul Mohammad, who was head of Ghazi Camp, was also killed in the attack.
Another commander named Ustad Yaseen, who trained suicide bombers, was also among the dead.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain had shifted the camp to Kunar following military operations in Malakand and tribal area.
Posted by: Fred 2018-03-09