On Twitter, Leading Pakistani Jihadist Groups Announce Unification With Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP)

March 17, 2015

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In a tweeted statement, three leading Pakistani Taliban organizations announced that they have merged in order to fight the “apostate Pakistani military.”

“We congratulate the Muslim Ummah generally and the Pakistani mujahideen and people especially, and convey the good news that the strong jihadist organizations fighting against the Pakistani imperialist infidel democratic system and this apostate unpious army – Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar [TTPJA], Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan [TTP] and Tehreek Lashkar-e-Islam [LeI] have united under the single name of Tehreek-e-Taliban,” the Urdu-language statement reads.

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