Taliban: TTP JA release photos of Wagah bomber and announce reinforcements to Khyber Agency


Wagah “suicide” bomber Hanifullah alias Hamza (25)

Ehsanullah Ehsan spokesperson for Tehreek-e-Taliban Jamaat -ul Ahrar (TTP JA) released photographs today of the person responsible for the bombing at Wagah border crossing during a flag lowering ceremony in which over 60 people were killed, see,

“Pakistan: TTP JA claim responsibility for Wagah attack and warn of more to come”


The”suicide” bomber was named as 25-year-old Hanifullah alias Hamza and a video will be released in the near future. An earlier TTP JA press statement said, “we will continue such attacks in the future” and “this attack is the revenge of the killing of those innocent people who have been killed by Pakistan Army particularly of those who have been killed in North Waziristan”


The TTP JA spokesperson also released the following statement (13th November 2014) in response to Khyber 1 operation launched by the Pakistan military against insurgents in the region:-

“Pakistan Army has launched operation “Khyber 1” against the Mujahideen of Khyber agency where they are facing intense resistance, Alhamdolillah. Assessing the situation, TTP Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has decided to send the reinforcement to the Mujahideen of Khyber agency. A fresh contingent of TTP Jamaat-ul-Ahrar Mujahideen has reached Khyber agency along with Ameer of intelligence Omar Khalid Khorasani. Just to emphasize, Ameer Omar Khalid Khorasani is one of the founding leaders of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and at present he is a prominent commander of TTP Jamaat-ul- Ahrar”


Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad . She is a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

About Carol Anne Grayson

Blogging for Humanity.... Campaigner/researcher global health/human rights/drones/WOT/insurgency http://www.esrc.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/PO/experts/Health_and_Wellbeing.aspx Exec Producer of Oscar nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad, currently filming on drones.
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