ISLAMABAD, Dec 31 (Asia Free Press): Terrorists organisation ISIS also known as Daesh and ISIS-Khorasan is now threatening journalists following huge loss in recent fight with Taliban in Afghanistan.
According to officials, the terrorist group recently issued life threat to a prominent Pakistani journalist Islamuddin Sajid who covers the region for international media.
Sajid, regional chief correspondent of the Turkish global news agency, Anadolu Agency, for Asia-Pacific has recently reported on the terrorist group move to hiring jobless Afghans to strengthen its foot in the war-torn country.
The local police in Takhat Bhai, northwestern Mardan district has registered report against the Sultan Aziz Azzam, the so-called spokesman of the terrorist group for issued life threat to Sajid over his report.
Earlier this month, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said that since August, Taliban fighters have destroyed 25 hideouts of the ISIS in Kabul and Jalalabad and arrested over 670 Daesh terrorists.
“I had filed report for my news agency about the growing threat of ISIS-K in the region and they now threatening me to why I had reported over its presence in Kunar province,” Sajid told AFP.
“I am covering this region from last 20 years for different national and international organisations,” he added.
In 2009, the TTP, a terrorist group of Pakistani Taliban also had carried out attack on Sajid house in his native village of Maidan Dir Lower and injured his brother and sister.
While in 2012, TTP again targeted him in Mardan district but he survived in that attack.