Mohmand Agency, 17 Feb: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan killed twenty three security forces personnel here on Sunday, abducted in June 2010, FRC learnt.
According to Umar Khalid Khurasani, head of TTP Mohmand Agency Chapter, the killings have been carried out in retaliation to the mysterious killings of their commanders/members across the country.
Umer Khurasani while giving details about the incident, in a written statement sent to FRC through email, said, “to take avenge of our killed imprisoned comrades we put to death twenty three FC soldiers that were captured by TTP fighters from Shoonghari Post, located in Mohmand Agency, in June 2010”.
We had conveyed our message several times to the government to stop these killings but in vain.
“The government of Pakistan didn’t stop their activities directed against TTP despite our several warnings” and “the organizations’ fighters knew how to avenge their killed comrades”, Khurasani revealed.
Ameer Tehrek-e-Taliban, Mohmand Agency Chapter, shared details of the TTP killed members as; Mr. Kifayat along and his companion Gul Rehman were killed by security agencies on 28th January 2014, who belonged to Zairat Kaly, in tehsil Safi of Mohmand Agency; 6th February 2014, two members of TTP, Naveed and Hamza belonging to Koki Khel tribe of Khyber Agency, were shot dead in jail and their dead bodies were dumped in University Town Peshawar; 8th February 2014, dead bodies of two important TTP fighters , Qari Umer and Imadad, hailing from Malik Din Khel tribe of Khyber Agency, were found in University Town Peshawar; 14th February 2014, TTP commander Hameed was shot dead in Peshawar; 15th February 2014, law enforcement agencies took out a brutal action and killed sixteen TTP members in Nowshehra and dumped their dead bodies.
Umer Khurasani criticized the stance of government of Pakistan and said that on one hand they are holding peace talks with TTP but at the other they are silent spectators to the continuous killings of imprisoned TTP members across the country.
He further stated that, “one of our major conditions for peace talks is the release of our imprisoned commanders locked up in different Jails across the country as we take care of our fighters”.
At the end he urged the government to take stern actions over the killings of imprisoned TTP members and play their due role in ending it otherwise the organization will react more vigorously.
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