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PESHAWAR: The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Friday threatened to target the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), vowing to ‘deal’ with the largest political party in Karachi, a spokesman for the banned extremist militant organisation said Friday.

Pakistani Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan, in a statement issued Friday, said that they had decided to the MQM, vowing "not to show any mercy to the apostate tyrants of Karachi".

MQM chief Altaf Hussain has been a vocal critic of peace talks with militants and his party has taken a visible anti-Taliban stance in the wake of the assassination attempt on 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai by TTP gunmen.

“How can we hold talks with those who fired shots on Malala Yousufzai, Shazia and Kainat? How can we talk about peace with those who beheaded personnel and officers of the army, police and FC?” the MQM chief said in a speech to party workers on Oct 20. Hussain has also urged the Army to take the ‘bold decision of acting against the terrorists’.

The Pakistani Taliban spokesman also called out to Pakistan’s judges to work for an Islamic system.

“I call out to all the judges who are part of Pakistan’s secular laws and courts: You will also be held accountable in front of God some day. Therefore, you should also work for an Islamic system rather than this godless system,” said Ehsan in the two-page statement.

Moreover, the Taliban spokesman also called out to separatist armed movements in Balochistan and Sindh provinces, urging them to “continue their fight in an Islamic way”.

“I urge the leaders of the nationalist parties in Balochistan and Sindh, like the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) and the Sindh Liberation Army (SLA), to fight for their rights in an Islamic way,” said the statement.

The Pakistani Taliban also said that they were in the process of forming a strategy with regard to the upcoming general elections.

“We are in the process of forming a policy and will make it public it as soon as a final announcement for elections is made. All current political parties in Pakistan will be divided into three categories in that strategy,” it added.

However, the statement failed to specify what categories these would be.

MQM response

While speaking to Dawn.Com, MQM leader Faisal Sabzwari said that threats against the MQM were not new, but they in turn have never threatened anyone.

He said that MQM wants to make Pakistan the country that the founding fathers, in particular Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, envisioned it to be.

Faisal Sabzwari said that Pakistan belongs to all Pakistani's regardless of their color, creed, race or views.

He also said that the MQM will continue to raise its voice for the rights of women, children, education and minorities.

The MQM leader also said that to advocate the spread of Islam through violence and force only maligns the faith, and they will continue to speak out against it.

ANP condemnation

Speaking to Dawn.Com, ANP Sindh leader Bashir Jan said that his party strongly condemns the statement made by the TTP.

Bashir Jan said that they will never condone the actions of the TTP and condemn the statement in the strongest terms possible.

"We will continue to fight these people and will never allow the rule of terrorists and extremists in this country," he said.

Bashir Jan said that they are the followers of Bacha Khan and will never support unprincipled and undemocratic acts. He also said that they will always support those who are being oppressed.

"Our political differences with the MQM are over small issues, we will support any political party that is being oppressed," he said.

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Oz
November 2, 2012 7:15 pm
please do not give terrorists any Cover Stories - they are thriving on this and the outlook of the country is getting more unstable by the negativity this has spread. We now have decade long generation of kids who have nothing to enjoy but media flashes of these ignorant group - whatever group or hizb or jamat they like to call themselves, they are terrorists!!
Saeed
November 2, 2012 10:10 pm
So Islamic parties are biggest enemy of Pakistan not a news for me. Alway religious person is against democracy , try to defame political system and politician. People of Pakistan open your eyes trust democracy , trust your democratic goverments .
Muhammad
November 2, 2012 11:15 pm
I don't think PPP or PML(N) will join MQM on this. It is politics Pakistani style. Zardari has already made a statement that: "We have to consider seriously the reaction of TTP, before taking any action." What a shame; the president of the country saying that he cannot take action against insurgency, for fear of reaction of the insurgents?
Dr. KK
November 2, 2012 11:08 pm
MQM SHOULD BE BANNED ALONG WITH TALIBAN.
Agha Ata (USA)
November 3, 2012 12:10 am
How can a powerful army and government in a civilized country could possibly hear such threats and do nothing? That doesn’t sound like a policy at all; it sounds like total impotence
faizanwarraich
November 2, 2012 2:51 pm
See how brutal they are ., in this case than there should be no mercy for these people .the Terrorists .And here I have to mention that , media should use the word terrorist for these people fighting against Pakistan army , in Waziristan area .
Imran A.
November 2, 2012 3:22 pm
MQM has proven to have more guts than all other parties. Kudos to you guys, I think it is time we recognize that you guys made huge sacrifices to make Pakistan in 1947 and now you are taking yet another stand against the Taliban cancer. I will give my vote to MQM in Lahore.
G.Nabi
November 2, 2012 10:39 pm
Altaf Bhai, renounce British citizenship, come back to Pakistan and join the of ranks of your fellow Pakistanis, fight terrorism of TTP. anyone can make speeches from the safe haven of London.
Amir
November 2, 2012 6:57 pm
MQM is the wrong party to mess with. I hope MQM springs back into action and pushes them out of Karachi
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 8:02 am
Waiting for God to act on your behalf won't save the country. "You hope" is right.
Tahir
November 2, 2012 3:57 pm
Jamat-e-Islami will go crazy with joy.
wahab
November 2, 2012 10:12 pm
Let them fight ...... :P
Sidster
November 3, 2012 6:02 pm
No one should worry about what Imran Khan thinks? PTI is a Civilized Political Party and condemn this statement of aggression against an other Political Party.
Siddique Malik
November 2, 2012 3:17 pm
“I call out to all the judges who are part of Pakistan’s secular laws and courts: You will also be held accountable in front of God some day. Therefore, you should also work for an Islamic system rather than this godless system,” said Ehsan in the two-page statement. I wonder if the Chief Justice who is always seizing the opportunity where political capital is available for the taking will take a notice of the above statement. Siddique Malik, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Hadi
November 2, 2012 3:58 pm
Altaf Hussain zindabad, If all Pakistn stand in front of terrorism of all kind then society can limit these elements to their hide outs. Lets complete the mission of Malala and these so called Taliban will be history.
Nabeel
November 2, 2012 3:16 pm
Shame on you TTP. You are a cancer of our society and the only way to deal with you is to operate you out of my beloved country Pakistan.
Ashraf
November 2, 2012 8:19 pm
lets hear from Imran Khan on this?
Naved
November 3, 2012 8:31 am
MQM has not done any drone attack or killed these talihan in anyway, even then want to target MQM. This proves that taliban not at all believe in solving the problems by discussion or they cannot tolerate criticism. They just want to kill anyone who opposes them or their ideology. Wake call for taliban supporters and sympathesizers.
Ahmed
November 3, 2012 4:45 pm
You're right and the answer in my view is that this extremist ideology has been penetrated within armed forces too, I'd reckon there are 10-15% TTP and extremist's sympathisers are present there now..
Muhammad
November 2, 2012 11:07 pm
Yusufkhan, you are right but making slogans will not do anything, you have to act. Have you tried to unite people against TTP in any substantive way? If not, do it now.
Syed
November 2, 2012 9:28 pm
This confirms that TTP has outside support that wants to weaken Pakistan
Fahim
November 2, 2012 10:37 pm
Most of the Ethnic communities in Pakistan has always been uncultured due to the lack of education and overdose of conservative values including religion. A revolution is urgently needed to change the mindset of these communities for the good of wider world.
Ashfaq
November 2, 2012 9:04 pm
The country is heading for a civil war. This is bound happen when religion, politics and crime are mixed together. By calling criminals as terrorists or taliban or islamist, we simply defend these murderers. May Allah save Pakistan.
Khurram
November 2, 2012 6:22 pm
Really , stand in front of terrorism? actually no, don't allow anyone else in Karachi to do that .. except them.
Hasib
November 2, 2012 4:31 pm
Theese TTP are nothing for MQM, Hatts off to Altaf Hussain for being so vocal on Main issues.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:54 am
"It is a quite special secret pleasure how the people around us fail to realize what is really happening to them." -- Adolf Hitler
Aftab Kenneth Wilson
November 2, 2012 7:16 pm
This is very disturbing news. I think it is time to support liberal forces and stop voting in favor of those parties who either support Taliban openly or with minced words. This threat should be taken seriously. We want Muhammad Ali Jinnah's Pakistan.
Rustam Baloch
November 3, 2012 12:26 am
Our problem is that Islam in our country is hijacked by two types of groups. One is the political mullahs who uses Islam for their own political interests and the other group is the radicalized mullahs in from of TTP. We should reclaim Islam. Pakistan was founded on the bases of Quranic ideology. We failed to promote the right Qurnic Islam. That failure created a vacuum where political mullahs and radical groups have founded their place. Our economic and political system should be based on the Quran only. By that we will get rid of sectarianism since Quran is something which is common for all. These political mullahs and the radical elements like TTP will vanish as a matter of fact.
Dennis Dey
November 2, 2012 6:28 pm
I do not know why these leaders do not take a page out of Mahatma Gandhi's book and organize a march from the beaches of Karachi to the Aghan boundaries of Swat, throwing down an open challenge to the Taliban to stop the march if they dare.
Ali Khan
November 2, 2012 3:29 pm
To defeat TTP they have to isolate them from their sponsors sitting across our western borders.
Sidster
November 3, 2012 6:24 pm
The law enforcement machinery has become paralyzed due to lack of Confidence that Politician have shown due to their own dishonesty. Even people do not believe that anybody is a terrorist when government apprehend someone. Why do we have Courts? They should decide who is a Criminal and who is Innocent.
Sagheer ahmed
November 2, 2012 5:53 pm
these ignorant ppl (taliban)will be punished for ever...lets uproot them.they are senseless.
Tufal
November 2, 2012 6:39 pm
TTP ! Dont play the role of GOD . Judges are indeed like all of us accountable to God but not you. This is not the day of judgement and you are not gods.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:56 am
"Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death." -- Adolf Hitler
sahil
November 2, 2012 6:46 pm
Threat From TTP Is Actually The Success Of MQM's Bold Stance Over Terrorism In The Name of Islam Taliban Pakistan
Furqan Hanif (@Furqan__Hanif)
November 2, 2012 3:54 pm
Have anybody asked that what are the resources of Taliban terrorists. They are equipped with modern arms and ammunition. Our forces spent billions of Rs. to armed itself but how Taliban get themselves armed. The answer is simple These Taliban sort of elements are being funded by the enemies of Pakistan.
Muhammad Farooq
November 2, 2012 9:46 pm
It is good that finally some party has taken a clear stance against the extremist actions of Talibans. We have to fight the menace of Talibans with faith unity and discipline as envisioned by the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. We have to remove this cancer from the body of this country so it can progress and prosper with the blessings of Allah.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 8:21 am
"We are all capable of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts so as to show that we were right. Intellectually, it is possible to carry on this process for an indefinite time: the only check on it is that sooner or later a false belief bumps up against solid reality, usually on a battlefield." -- George Orwell
Shakil
November 3, 2012 5:52 am
One way or the other; I think it will benefit Pakistan
Syed Amin uddin (@khiz_bikerz)
November 2, 2012 4:28 pm
Ha Ha Ha Pakistani Taliban Or Jamat-e-Islami . . Threaten To Target MQM.
Javed
November 2, 2012 11:37 pm
Pakistan needs bold leadership to confront the Taliban. I have never been a supporter of MQM & Altaf Hussain but MQM's response to TTP's attempted murder of Malala is a ray of hope that someone is willing to take up the challenge and stand up to them. I think the whole country will unite with MQM on this issue.
muthu
November 3, 2012 2:21 am
Anybody for talks with them even after this?
yusufkhan
November 2, 2012 2:56 pm
These talibani brutes have vowed to decimate Pakistan and take this country to past backward centuries. All sane people must unite and show them their proper place which is deep into jail or hell. They speak as they are agents of Islam and other Muslims are morons.
Yawar
November 3, 2012 2:53 am
It is amazing how the TTP can openly threaten the lives of Pakistanis opposed to their way of thinking and get away with it. Only in Pakistan.
sheikh
November 2, 2012 4:00 pm
I agree,
Ragu
November 2, 2012 11:12 pm
Many in Pakistan should be asking why was Taliban nurtured by Pakistan's state agencies, long after Russians were kicked out; Why was a Taliban government recognized by Pakistan, when they took over Afghanisthan by force? Why is Taliban's barbaric methods acceptable for governing Afghans (as per Pakistan's actions) and not good for Pakistan? Why subject the Islamic brothers and sisters in Kabul to Taliban brutality all in the name of strategic depth?
KHAN
November 3, 2012 4:33 pm
I THINK THIS THE TIME TO TAKE DECISION ABOUT RIGHT AND WRONG.AND ANYBODY OR PARTY WHO THINKS THAT THEY ARE THE ONLY ONE WHO IS RIGHT,AND EVERYBODY ELSY IS WRONG AND THEY WANT TO USE GUNS FOR THAT.THEY HAVE TO BE ELIMINATED IF YOU WANT PEACE IN THIS COUNTRY.
n.qureshi
November 2, 2012 10:20 pm
thoough not a supporter of mqm.i will support them in this case.they must be stopped
Rahul
November 2, 2012 4:02 pm
I think Pakistan heading towards major civil war. God help the people of pakistan.
Feroz Khan
November 2, 2012 10:46 pm
These brainwashed cave dwellers want to drag Pakistan back to 10th century.To counter their threats, Altaf Hussain should come back and lead a campaign against TTP. After all terrorism is here, not in the streets of London.
Akram
November 2, 2012 3:34 pm
Ehsanullah Ehsan you will also face the almighty one day, and you will have to answer for those murders you and your friends committed, the usurpation of religion to promote your thuggery and I hope you will get what it coming to you.
Thass
November 2, 2012 3:03 pm
What is this Islamic way? More killings, bombs? Armed insurrection? Certainly not Islamic. Islam is a religon of Ehsan and Iklakh, not Zulm and Kathal.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:25 am
Unless people are willing to fight and die for their freedom. More importantly for their childrens' freedom.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:23 am
Heroin and crime equal big money in Karachi. The police are payed well to see nothing. Or they can see nothing face down in the graveyard.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:11 am
"If you tell a big enough Lie, and keep on repeating it, in the end people will come to believe it." -- Josef Goebbels Hitler's propaganda chief
TrollyMcTrollton
November 4, 2012 6:50 am
Because such measures only work in the movies. It takes little to stop a march, especially if the other side is ruthless enough.
TrollyMcTrollton
November 4, 2012 6:47 am
This is probably more of a threat to the ANP rather than the MQM. Karachi is literally the only constituency where the ANP has any genuine supporters, and only because of a complete lack of alternatives.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:27 am
I am sure the innocent people of Karachi will be hiding and ducking for cover.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 6:33 am
"As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there's a twilight where everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such twilight that we all must be aware of change in the air, however slight, lest we become victims of the darkness." -- Justice William O. Douglas
rashid khan
November 4, 2012 5:45 am
its time to re prioritise our enemies, is the threat to Pakistan internal or externa, thats is it from India or Taliban. What is the purpose of the army? Is the taliban to be allowed to grow from strength to strength? Decide whether you want an army of tin soliders or one that is able to snuff threats to the integrity of society = from any direct, internal or external.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 7:31 am
They are funded by the one million kilos of heroin that are smuggled out through the port of Karachi each year.
Jamal
November 4, 2012 3:33 pm
And maybe this is the reason why MQM is the noble political party that stands up to Taliban. If anything JI, PTI and MLN are more like Taliban than MQM will ever be
imran
November 4, 2012 4:03 am
i am from faisalabad, but with the time i came to conclusion, that mqm is the only party can defend pakistan from these mentally sick taliban, imran khan is passive supporter of taliban, same is with PML(N) making seat adjustment with jehadi-fasadis...long live MQM
Adnan
November 2, 2012 3:42 pm
When open threats are promulgated against each other, without any fear of being accountable, than we call that a lawless society. Utter chaos!!!!
Ashraf Bugti
November 3, 2012 8:25 pm
MQM has black past against Pushtuns. MQM is responsible for this mess in Karachi. They should be voted out and PTI should be given chance.
Tony
November 2, 2012 7:22 pm
I never liked MQM in life and I really hated their tactics. It seems like MQM is finally evolving from being local pity political entity to grand global agenda party. We welcome that change and would support MQM if they take the leadership. Mr. Altaf Hussein please remember by excluding Punjabi MQM will never become a United party who can lead this nation. Punjabi will support you if your party started to think outside the Karachi. Let's take a fight to Taliban's backyard. We are with you. Two Punjabi are ready to die for every MQM workers if tyrant Taliban attacked them. God bless.
M.Javed
November 2, 2012 8:29 pm
Who will now stand up and protect Pakistan against it’s enemies who misuse and abuse Islam?
raza aly
November 2, 2012 7:57 pm
Just get rid of Talibans , they are the enemies of islam and Pakistan.
Mariam jan
November 2, 2012 9:25 pm
Stop Taliban If you Can :)
Syed
November 5, 2012 3:24 pm
Its time for Imran Khan and PTI to take a stand. Its time for him to stand against the taliban. Does he have the courage?
sali
November 2, 2012 8:03 pm
Lines are drwan. People who want Jinnah's Pakistan or people who like to live in Taliban's afghanistan. Anyone dare to speak againt their Jahilan idealogy will be killed. Any takers?
Sidster
November 3, 2012 5:58 pm
I agree with your assessment. MQM is no different than PMLN, PMLQ, PPPP and ANP. Singling out one Political Party is wrong and threaten them is even worst. If TTP wants to Run in election , then place your candidate in a Political race. They are threatening the Party so that Younger Generation of Pakistani don't think about competing for anything.
Green&White
November 2, 2012 4:37 pm
Can you show any examples of Pakistanis acting in such Ehsan and Ilkakh, Pakistani talk so much and soooo little action. Main thing is this 99% of Pakistanis, civilians, army, politicians will not publicly speak against the taliban, because they are afraid. So if Pakistan's bravest person is a 15 year old school girl, Then you must understand nothing will change and continue to get worse.
khan in chandler
November 2, 2012 3:45 pm
The state of sad affairs. Now the minority wants to impose its will on majority. Who died and made these guys the king. Where is the rule of law. Pakistan keeps going back into anarchy...Sad.
Fawad Rehman
November 2, 2012 4:41 pm
Altaf Hussain's firm stand against Talibanization is a great thereat to Taliban and their brutal movement. MQM is the only Party in Pakistan who has been and will be Vocal against Talibanization. Altaf hussain warned the Pakistani nation about the Talibanization many years ago. Altaf Hussain great leader with great vision.
Concerned Netizen
November 2, 2012 6:06 pm
The problem is all "sane" people just speak but do not have the guts to do anything substantial.
Azeem
November 2, 2012 6:06 pm
Altaf declared these kind of statement that have no meaning ........... only for election.
Manju
November 2, 2012 5:14 pm
The source of Income to these militant groups has to be blocked.As time goes they will come to compromise with state.Ne need to confront with military.Altaf bai deserves praise for his bold statements.
ali
November 2, 2012 4:42 pm
It is surprising to not that the Zaliman spokesman Ehsanullah has not been caught as yet as he is always in contact with the press and although he keeps on moving, his movements could be monitored much easily by the intelligence agencies.This threat to MQM should be condemned by all and this could mean attacks in Karachi and Hyderabad etc and the security agencies should take note of it as well as life could be paralyzed if Karachi is hit..These uneducated gun tottering murderers know nothing about Islam as such they should forget their religion lay down arms and come to the fold of Islam.They are not going to talk to anybody as such only a big army operation is required to disarm and eliminate them.
faz
November 3, 2012 12:28 pm
Taliban will never attack MQM they are part and parcel of same domestic and foreign players who want to destroy Pakistan for there ultimate goal , we have eyes but can not see wake up people.
shirin
November 2, 2012 5:34 pm
its easy for him. He is safe in London.
Genius
November 2, 2012 6:35 pm
Islamic way is to win hearts and minds of people by setting up a good example of oneself. Islam spread only and only because those early Muslims, true Muslims won hearts and minds of the non Muslims through their exemplary behaviour. They never used violence to force Islam through the throats of the people. It is the deeds of each and every soul that will make the soul winner or loser on the day of Judgement.
karachiwalaaa
November 2, 2012 5:38 pm
MR imran khan whats your take on that, do you wanna talk to them and tell them not to come to karachi??
Hassan
November 2, 2012 5:12 pm
These illiterate brutes and their supporters TTP, JUI and JI are the cause of all the murder and mayhem in our country.
Sidster
November 3, 2012 6:06 pm
We do not need to be aggressive but be vigilante against derelict vehicle and truck. watch for suspicious activity around your area.
Jamal Syed
November 2, 2012 7:51 pm
What else we can expect from these animals? Only thing these brutes know is to kill anyone who speaks against them. They can;t hold a conversatoin with anyone about anything. they have reduced our religion to nothing but violence and intolerance.
Nasir khan
November 2, 2012 4:37 pm
Nonesence, let we all Pakistanis rise up against the cancer, let we take them in the streets, in the Bazars, in the plains, in the deserts, in the mountains, on the waters and any place of their choosing. How many would you kill?, We are ready and we will not let you exists, not only in this country but in the world, as you are the real culprit and black sheeps who have ruined not only yourself, the country, but also our beautiful religion Islam, which has revealed to the mankind for the peace, love and harmony among all the creation of the God Almighty. Though am not a politician nor do I have any affiliation with any political party, but in this fight for the peace of the people on the world am proud to be with Altaf Hussain.
pakistan lover
November 2, 2012 5:38 pm
we pakistanis and karachiites with altaf . because altaf and MQM want qauid e azam pakistan.not extremists pakistan. we love pakistan ,inshallah we safe our country from barbaric terrorist taliban. pakistan zindabad,altaf hussain zindaabad,MQM zindabad,pakistanis zindaabad
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 8:22 am
Batman? Superman? Don't think any Pakistani wants the job.
yasir khan
November 2, 2012 9:39 pm
Gotta vote for mqm for sure now..as they say lesser of an evil amoung the 4 choices (ppp,nawaz,pti+maulvis,mqm).
junoon
November 2, 2012 10:02 pm
The only way to bring peace in that country is to line them up and shoot them. This TTP or any taliban outfits, they don't know peace talks or any other language. It's useless to talk to them. Are you listening Imran Khan??
Furqan Hanif (@Furqan__Hanif)
November 2, 2012 3:52 pm
Why Taliban do not give threats to other political parties just because other political parties never speaks word against the brutality and lawless acts of Taliban. They are not just against the Sovereignty of Pakistan but are against the peace loving Innocent citizens of this Country.
Sikandar
November 2, 2012 2:40 pm
Why is that the entire Pakistan law enforcement machinery cannot take out these criminals? Is it because there is some collusion between some factions that cannot be discussed in public?
umair
November 3, 2012 6:32 am
I have always been staunchly against MQM but one must give them credit for such bold statements. Kudos to them.
krishnan
November 2, 2012 2:42 pm
It will be interesting to see if PPP, Nawaz Sharif and IK support MQM or find a way to avoid taking sides.
sami (usa)
November 2, 2012 8:00 pm
Not a mass army action, but what needs to be done is targeted elimination of the leadership of these brutal medieval savages.
Assad
November 3, 2012 7:13 am
They say "You will also be held accountable in front of God some day. " So why not leave it to God ? Who makes you think that you are his authorized agent ?
Umber
November 2, 2012 7:46 pm
Cardinal mistake by TTP. I am not an MQM supporter but on this I pledge my allegiance to Altaf. They seem to be our last hope vs the Taliban Khans, Molvi Nawaz and shy PPP.
malik
November 2, 2012 7:48 pm
Always threatening to kill and plunder. And yet we dont want to take any action against them cause they are our assett.
Sam
November 3, 2012 10:03 am
KARACHI IS A SAFE HEAVEN FOR SEVERAL BIG TERRORISTS AND CRIMINALS.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 8:48 am
They are the enemies of Islam and are telling a big lie to themselves.
Nazir
November 3, 2012 9:52 am
In that case, mission accomplished.
Nazir
November 3, 2012 9:52 am
TTP (not the Afghan Taliban). Funded by foreign agencies and of course targeting the peace and stability of Pakistan as always. Never before we have seen so many uncircumcised 'Muslims' claiming to be fighting a holy war. If they had any kahunas, they'd be fighting in Afghanistan alongside with the Afghan Taliban there. Sad but true, they will now turn the Medias' attention towards glorifying a semi terrorist outfit (MQM) just in time to clash with the Supreme Courts' hearings that may have helped bring the political rats to justice. Congrats to TTP and their handlers who have once again managed to hurt Pakistan.
Sadiq Noyan
November 3, 2012 9:41 am
Deal with people of medieval in a medieval manner.
Furqan Hanif (@Furqan__Hanif)
November 2, 2012 4:06 pm
Taliban are not doing right thing by threatening others
Nafees
November 2, 2012 5:29 pm
These wild creatures MUST be eliminated. The media should not give any coverage to their rants, it only gives them a sense of legitimacy
Amjad
November 2, 2012 10:18 pm
Why do you give coverage to what Taliban say? Is it necessary? Let them say what they want.
grey shaded
November 2, 2012 4:34 pm
I hope they don't target any innocent people of karachi, only those people who are dealing in bhutta and involved in target killing. In long run good for karachites!!!
smnehad
November 3, 2012 11:20 am
He will never say a word against Talibans. In fact no leader will excluding Altaf Hussain.
Asif
November 2, 2012 5:03 pm
Although I don’t 2nd the statements made by this so-called “jihadi”, but also I don’t want some "Bori Mafia”, “Bhata Khor” , “Killer of hundreds of innocent” or a “Don” to ask me what to do and what not to do.
Cyrus Howell
November 4, 2012 9:14 am
"...his movements could be monitored much easily by the intelligence agencies... . The ISI probably know exactly where he is.
Nasir K
November 3, 2012 7:51 am
I'm wondering who would be financing this new 'action-plan' of so called TTP ?? Of course they would need a lot of money to tackle a monster like MQM.. where they would be boarding in the metropolis and who will provide them with arms and ammunition in Karachi ?? does anyone have an answer ??
Javed khan
November 2, 2012 11:33 pm
MQM my respect for you has just gone up 10 fold, only you and the ANP have been brave and courageous enough to condemn the Taliban cowards. All political parties should stand in solidarity against these barbarians and there are no good Taliban, you cannot have any armed terrorists in a sovereign country as part of a state policy. We need sincere peace with all our neighbours.
Venyl
November 2, 2012 6:09 pm
Sad commentory of political system in pakistan.State should take all steps to protect public security that includes an open all out attack/Negotiations on these elements. else public will take a view that can be different from govt view....
Ghulam Ishaq
November 2, 2012 6:06 pm
Pakistan's future is bleak.
Ahmed Saeed
November 2, 2012 4:49 pm
Haa, TTP threatening MQM.
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