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Taliban promotes ‘Special Group’ training in northwestern Pakistan | The Long War Journal

Taliban promotes ‘Special Group’ training in northwestern Pakistan | The Long War Journal

The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan is touting its “Special Group” and claims it is training and operating in the northwestern Pakistani district of Swabi, which is near the capital of Islamabad.

Umar Media, the official media outlet of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan (Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP), published a video today on YouTube that showed its “Taliban Special Group Swabi” training with rocket propelled grenades. The Special Group fighters are shown how to site the RPG and fire it from different positions, and instructed where to hit a tank to disable and destroy it.

Source: Taliban promotes ‘Special Group’ training in northwestern Pakistan | The Long War Journal