The Islamic State's (IS Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each claimed credit for a bombing in Quetta on Pakistani police, with the individual groups providing differing details.
A group calling itself “Ansar al-Shariah Pakistan” (ASP), which purports to have defectors from the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province among its membership, announced its establishment, and explained the reasons for those fighters joining and then leaving the IS.
The al-Fida’ Islamic Network distributed a previously-unreleased statement from al-Qaeda Central (AQC) regarding accusations levied against three members of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported that group fighters killed two Chinese nationals who were being held in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed two attacks on Pakistan soldiers in North Waziristan in revenge for a commander and a fighter killed in a drone strike two days prior.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published an English message attributed to an American fighter threatening Pakistani soldiers and promoting the success of the group’s “Operation Ghazi”.
Lashkar E-Jhangvi Al-Alami, a Sunni militant group based in Pakistan, claimed credit for attacks in the Pakistani city of Quetta and the country’s northwest tribal region.
Through its ‘Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the assassination attempt on Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate, in a suicide bombing on his convoy.
The Islamic State’s (IS) ‘Amaq News Agency reported the assassination of an official in Khanpur, Pakistan.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar published a monthly report of its claimed military operations for the month of April 2017, claiming 24 attacks on Pakistan Forces, and asserting it “is successfully accomplishing the goals” of its “Operation Ghazi.”
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed an attack by 120 fighters on a Pakistan Army camp in North Waziristan, in revenge for a U.S. drone strike on a position held by a TTP commander, Akhtar Muhammad Khaleel.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and its offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar each rejected claims by their former spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, that they have links to the Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies, NDS and RAW.
Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) released an audio speech from its leader, ‘Asim Umar, eulogizing the head of the Urdu division of as-Sahab Media Foundation and several Bengali fighters, and promoting perseverance and jihad.
Both the Islamic State’s (IS) Khorasan Province and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for a bombing Shi’ites in Kurram Tribal Agency in northwestern Pakistan.
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed that the head of its Central Media Commission, Ehsanullah Ehsan, did not surrender to Pakistani security forces, but was arrested through “ISI agents” and turned over to the army.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed that its fighters poisoned the water supply of Pakistani security personnel in three posts in the Charmang subdistrict of Bajaur Agency, killing dozens and harming others.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) released a statement calling on Muslims to drive out the “un-Islamic” system of government, legitimizing suicide operations in order to do so, and labeling the United Nations as the leader in “an evil grand war on the Islamic world.”
Tehrik-e-Talibban Pakistan (TTP) released a video from its leader, Fazlullah Khorasani, declaring that the group has nearly uprooted all “cracks” within its structure by the Pakistani intelligence, and calling on fighters to kill blasphemers of the Prophet Muhammad.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for destroying the Sunrise School in Qamber Khel in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency due to its being used as a “base of obscenity”.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed credit for the suicide bombing that struck Pakistani soldiers escorting census workers in Lahore.