A Pakistan Taliban commander sits on an armed vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Photo: AFP/File
A Pakistan Taliban commander sits on an armed vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Photo: AFP/File
Pakistan

Pakistan braces for ‘uptick in violence’ after Taliban ends ceasefire with government

  • Armed group, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ordered militants to launch a nationwide campaign of attacks on Monday after ending a six-month ceasefire
  • Pakistan is preparing a counterterrorism offensive amid an expected wave of violence, while seeking help from the Afghan Taliban to mediate talks with TTP

A Pakistan Taliban commander sits on an armed vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Photo: AFP/File
A Pakistan Taliban commander sits on an armed vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Photo: AFP/File
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