Pakistani Taliban splinter group releases Wagah bomber's pictures

Pakistani Taliban splinter group releases Wagah bomber's pictures

A splinter group of Pakistani Taliban Thursday released pictures of a suicide bomber, who had killed nearly 60 people at Wagah border.

Jamaat ul Ahrar has claimed responsibility for the attack on a crowd, who gathered to witness the traditional flag-lowering ceremoney. Around 100 people had also been injured in the attack, Xinhua reported.

The Jamaat ul Ahrar's spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan emailed the photos of Hanifullah alias Hamza to the media in Pakistan and also posted it online.
There was no independent confirmation of the photo.

The bomber is shown in the picture sitting with two automatic guns and the group's white and black flags.

Ehsan said he will also issue a video of the deadly attack which had killed mostly civilians.

Some Taliban leaders parted ways with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan in August and formed the Jamaat ul Ahrar group.

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