The dead leader's successor, Umar Rehman, will be unable to unite the already divided Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), analysts say.

The Taliban are running scared and cannot sleep at night because of an undercover, Afghan government-backed group fighting the militants, local officials and tribal elders say.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police are taking every step possible to protect public areas during Eid.

Afghanistan's Ministry of Defence confirmed the death of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in what security analysts called a 'big loss' to the militants.

The $3.7 million donation will help fight drug trafficking and militancy in Pakistan and throughout the region, analysts say.

Authorities in the newly merged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federal Administered Tribal Areas are removing checkpoints and unblocking roads as a result of improved security.

Security measures are in place to protect citizens, especially during iftar and prayer times, officials say.

An explosive laden vehicle carrying five would-be suicide bombers tried to enter the FC headquarters, but soldiers stopped them dead, ISPR said.

Salman Badeni was wanted for killing police officers and more than 100 members of the Hazara community. He also was affiliated with ISIS, officials say.

The Taliban has a responsibility to honour Afghans' yearning for peace, according to a letter purportedly by Taliban shadow chief justice Mawlawi Abdul Hakim.