Haqqani Network

The network is part of the larger Taliban infrastructure and is considered to be one of the most dangerous groups operating in Afghanistan. The outfit is based in North Waziristan, Pakistan and Siraj ud-Din Haqqani son of veteran anti-Soviet fighter Jalal ud-Din Haqqani is leading the group. In September 2012, Haqanni Network was officially designated a terrorist organization by the United States in September 2012[15].

[15] National Counterterrorism Center. Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Retrieved on: September 09, 2013. Retrieved from: http://www.nctc.gov/site/groups/ttp.html