Pakistan: Taliban (TTP) attacks claimed for January 2016


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Taliban with leader Mullah Fazlullah (Image Daily Times)

Pakistan military operation Zarb-e-Asb (Sharp Strike) was launched in 15 June 2014 in North Waziristan to combat insurgency in the Tribal Areas of Pakistan. The following is a list of attacks claimed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) in January 2016.

January 3rd 2016

“TTP”s special unit STF successfully targeted Pak Army truck with planted IED” (spokesperson)

January 5th 2016

“TTP accepts responsibility for attack Quetta killing two policemen” (Umar Media)

January 7th 2016

“STF successfully targeted Police Van at Hub, Balochistan” (Umar Media)

January 11th 2016

“TTP’s STF successfully targeted two Police officials at Kanju, Swat” (Umar Media)

January 12th 2016

“TTP’s STF successfully blew up Telenor Tower at Pangpeer, Sawabi, yesterday (Umar Media)

January 13th 2016

“TTP’S Special Unit TSG successfully targeted forces at Satellite Town, Quetta” (Umar Media)

January 16th 2016

“TTP accepts the responsibility for attack on police van at Sawabi” (Umar Media)

January 18th 2016

“TTP’s STF successfully targeted Police official at Mingora, Swat” (Umar Media)

January 18th 2016

“TTP’s Special Unit MSG successfully blew up FC van with planted IED at Margat, Balochistan” (Umar Media)

January 19th 2016

“TTP accept the responsibility for Fidayi attack on Khasadar Checkpoint near Karkhano market Peshawar” (Umar Media)

January 28th 2016

“TTP’S STF successfully targeted Police Van at satellite Town Quetta” (Umar Media)

January 30th 2016

“TTP accept the responsibility for car bomb Fidayi attack at Balochistan Yesterday”


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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