Pakistan: Islamic State (Wilayat Khorasan) claim Shakirullah Khan cop killing in Peshawar


Khorasan statement

Wilayat Khorasan (Islamic State in Afghanistan, Pakistan) are making their presence felt in Peshawar with another statement release claiming the killing of Shakirullah Khan, an assistant sub-inspector of police. He was shot dead on his way to his office by motorcyclists on Wednesday morning. DAWN media stated.

“an official of Yakatoot police station said that 9mm pistol was used in the attack. The deceased ASI was head of snap checking at Hayatabad circle. His funeral prayers were offered at Malik Saad Khan Police Lines.”

Statement read,

News Report

State of Isam and State of Khalifa Rashidin

Assistant Sub Inspector Peshawar, Shakirullah was sent to hell by solders of Khorasan.

Alhamdulillah (All Praise to Allah).

In the last week, Wilayat Korasan also claimed responsibility for a bus attack on the Ishmaili community in Karachi in which 45 people were shot dead and a number wounded though there were also alleged claims from Jundullah and Sajina group see following link for IS claim,

Back in April, Wilayat Khorasan released a short video alleging mortar attacks against the Pakistan army in Khyber region see link,

In October 2014, 6 Taliban fighters defected and gave bayah to Abu-Bakr-al-Baghdadi. Yesterday an audio with transcript in several languages surfaced on Twitter from Baghdadi entitled, ““March Forth Whether Light or Heavy” in Arabic urging followers to migrate and engage in jihad. Baghdadi was alleged to have been injured in an airstrike by US led Coalition forces in April.

A video released in January 2015 showed other Taliban militants had joined Wilyat Khorasan and 10 names were listed. The video also showed a Pakistani soldier being beheaded by sword. He was named as Mandhur from the Mirdan area of Pakistan and his capture was in Orkaizi (Daburi) during a battle.

See, “Are IS gaining a foothold in AfPak, new video release shows some allegiance in the region”


“Islamic State, Al Furqan media releases new audio and transcript allegedly of Baghdadi”

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 Exec Producer of Oscar nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad, currently filming on drones.
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