Different Taliban leaders join hands to fight against security forcesFebruary 21st, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Different factions of the Taliban have buried their differences to form a coalition to jointly counter attacks against them, The Daily Times reports.
According to sources, three important factions of the Taliban, including the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Baitullah Mehsud, and Taliban leaders Maulvi Nazir and Hafiz Gul Bahadar held a meeting at an undisclosed location in Waziristan.
All Taliban leaders decided to avoid involvement in insignificant issues and to focus their attention on fighting security forces, a Mulla Nazir Group Amir informed.
A 13-member Advisory Council has also been formed which would look after the work of the alliance, and decide the future course of action, the sources added. (ANI)