Pakistani Taliban commanders join Daish

PESHAWAR: Five Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) commanders including the militant groups spokesman Shahidullah Shahid have announced their decision to join Daish also known as Islamic State (IS).

In an audio message, the TTP commanders also announced their allegiance to Abu Bakar Al-Bahdadi of Daish.

Apart from Shahidullah Shahid the other TTP commanders to join Daish include Mullah Fateh Gul of Khyber Agency, TTP Peshawar Commander Mufti Hassan, Hafiz Daulat of Khyber Agency and Khalid Mansoor of Hangu.

In the audio message, Shahidullh said the allegiance was not from the entire Pakistani Taliban.