Shura Ittihad ul-Mujahideen (SIM)

The outfit was formed in February, 2009 under the leadership of Baitullah Mehsud, Maulvi Nazir and Maulvi Hafiz Gul Bahadur. The group was established to focus the militant activities towards the conflict in Afghanistan and to end hostilities among the various factions. It has been reported that SIM became defunct after the death of Baitullah Mehsud in August 2009[18].

[18] Gopal, A., Mahsud, M. K. & Fishman, B. (2010). Inside Pakistan's tribal frontier: North Waziristan. Foreign Policy. April 23, 2010. Retrieved on: September 09, 2013. Retrieved from: