Highlights

The UNSC has added Baitullah Mehsud of Pakistan to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and Al-Qaida sanctions list. United Nations freeze asset, ban travel and arms embargo to the Pakistani national.

Baitullah Mehsud formed Tehrik-e-Taliban Terror in Pakistan leader Noor Wali Mehsud was designated as global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council for participating in financing, planning and perpetrating acts in support of Al-Qaida.

In 2018 Month of June, Baitullah Mehsud was named the head of TTP after the death of Maulana Fazlullah (Militant leader).

Attacks

In 2011, the United Nations was blacklisted The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. The TTP has claimed responsibility for deadly terrorist attacks in Islamabad, Pakistan. TTP includes attack on Pakistani security forces in July 2019 and In August 2019 bomb attack in north-west Frontier Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The TTP has also claimed 2010 Times Square car bombing attempt.

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