PESHAWAR: Banned militant outfit, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has threatened media houses to face severe consequences over backing security forces of the country.
TTP spokesperson Muhammad Umar Khorasani threatened that media houses would see severe results of backing Pakistan military, local media reported on Monday.
He alleged that the security forces had killed more than 120 workers in two days. Media and intellectual sectors have forgotten to highlight the issue, he added.
It should be mentioned here that the TTP spokesperson released the statement amid large-scale crackdowns commenced by security forces across country after Peshawar massacre.
Political and military leaderships have now brought on one page against terrorism.
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