ISIS appoints former Taliban as its Commander in Pak-Afghan-India


Islamabad: Islamic state, one of the most dreaded terror organization has appointed a Taliban Commander who broke away from the outfit as its chief in Khurasan, a name used by terrorists to mark the area covering Afghanistan, Pakistan and parts of India.

In a video, Islamic State has confirmed the name of former  Tehreek-e- Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Hafiz Saeed Khan as the Amir (chief) of the Khurasan extending the group’s influence into South Asia, challenging Al Qaeda’s leadership.

Saeed, 42, appeared in a video ten days ago and announced his defection from Taliban.