Pakistan

Pakistan demands probe into banned TTP acquiring advanced weapons

Pakistan has demanded a probe to determine how the banned out-fit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan acquired advanced weapons, used in recent terrorist attacks in the country.

The demand was placed by Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Munir Akram to UN Security Council during a debate on the situation in Afghanistan.

He said TTP and its affiliates have carried out a series of organized cross-border terrorist attacks on Pakistan’s soil.

He further said the terrorist group has access to weapons originating in the stock left behind by foreign forces.

Munir Akram said Islamabad has clear evidence that the TTP receives support from Pakistan main adversary.

He called on United Nations to conduct a thorough investigation to elicit how these weapons got into the hands of the TTP and to identify ways of retrieving them.

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