Taliban announces 15 day unilateral ceasefire in Darra AdamkhelMarch 15th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.15 (ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban in Pakistans Darra Adamkhel region has declared a unilateral ceasefire.
According to sources, the Taliban has announced the truce till March 30 after holding talks with the Army, political administration and the government.
Political District Coordination Officer Siraj Ahmed said the decision of the fortnight long ceasefire was conveyed to him by a ten member committee headed by Noor Zaman Afridi.
According to the Dawn, Ahmed said the call for no violence is a part of a confidence-building measure by the outfit. (ANI)