An Afghan minister has stated that Taliban and Haqqani group has shut ties (File photograph)
KABUL: Shahab Almahajir, the brand new chief of ISIS Khorasan department, is a Pakistan-based Haqqani Network terrorist, stated Afghanistan performing inside minister Masoud Andrabi.
Exposing hyperlinks between Haqqani community and Taliban, Andrabi alleged that the 2 terror teams perform terrorism each day throughout Afghanistan and when their terrorist actions don’t suit them politically they rebrand it below ISKP.
“Shahab Almahajir, the newly appointed chief of the Islamic State of Khorasan Province-ISKP is a Haqqani member. Haqqani and the Taliban perform their terrorism each day throughout Afghanistan and when their terrorist actions don’t suit them politically they rebrand it below ISKP,” he tweeted on Monday.
In May, former Afghan intelligence chief, Rahmatullah Nabil, has warned that Pakistan-based Haqqani Network is “backing” proscribed terror teams in planning a ‘9/11 type’ assault within the West.
The Haqqani Network emerged within the 1980s and consists largely of fighters who grouped round Jalaluddin Haqqani after that interval. The outfit immediately is led by Sirajuddin Haqqani and is rumoured to have between 10,000-15,000 terrorists.
The US has accused Pakistan of sustaining a robust working relationship with the Haqqani Network.
A UN report has estimated that 6,000-6,500 Pakistani terrorists are in neighbouring Afghanistan, posing a menace to each the nations, a UN report has stated.
The 26th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team regarding ISIS, al-Qaida and related people and entities stated the phobia group al-Qaida within the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) operates below the Taliban umbrella from Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces of Afghanistan.
[Attribution : TOI]