Tehrik e Taliban Pakistan (TTP)

The outfit is amalgamation of groups fighting against Pakistani security forces in tribal areas and coalition forces in Afghanistan, formed under the leadership of Baitullah Mehsud in 2007. The group has been involved in numerous high profile terrorism incidents within Pakistan and outside, including the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, attack on Mehran Base Karachi and attempted bombing of Times Square in New York City. Baitullah Mehsud was killed in a drone strike on August 05, 2009 and Hakimullah Mehsud became his successor[16].

[16] GEO Television. (2009). Taliban form Shura Ittehad-ul-Mujahideen in Waziristan. February 22, 2009. Retrieved on: September 09, 2013. Retrieved from: http://www.geo.tv/2-22-2009/35712.htm