Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters
Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters

Pakistan’s military admits for the first time that Islamic State gained foothold in their country

Pakistan has been battling an Islamist insurgency since shortly after it decided to ally with the US following its invasion of Afghanistan in 2001

Topic |   Islamic militancy
Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters
Islamic State arrived in Pakistan in January 2015. Photo: Reuters
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