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PublishDate: Saturday, December 8, 2012 19:35

New Pakistan Taliban leadership to focus on Afghan war

The source further added Rahman (Wali-ur-Rahman) the current nominee of Taliban group in Pakistan will possibly replace Hakimullah Mehsud.

According to Pakistan security sources Taliban militants based in Pakistan are currently reconsidering their leadership and the change will expectedly result in reduced attacks inside Pakistan however analysts believe that there will be no impact on security situation.

Pakistani government officials quoted by media agencies said Pakistan Taliban group which is among the most dangerous militant group in the world is possibly bringing changes in its leadership.

Security officials in Pakistani are expecting the change in the current Taliban leadership which is monitored by Hakimullah Mehsud will result in reduced attacks by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan in the country.

Hakimullah Mehsud was elected as chief of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan last year however Pakistani security officials are saying that the Taliban leadership in Pakistan will mainly focus on Afghanistan to target coalition security forces led by United States of America.

A Pakistani military official speaking on the condition of anonymity said increased violence by Hakimullah Mehsud is possibly the main reason which has reduced his fame among the Taliban fighters.

The source further added Rahman (Wali-ur-Rahman) the current nominee of Taliban group in Pakistan will possibly replace Hakimullah Mehsud.

He said, “We are awaiting to witness the change in the current Taliban leader which is commanded by a violent leader and the replacement will hopefully lead to reconciliation of the Taliban group with the government of Pakistan.”

In the meantime another Pakistani military official in Wana, center of Sout

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