Horrific picture shows armed Taliban militants lording it over 12 decapitated heads of Pakistani 'soldiers' Daily Mail
- Pakistan Taliban claim they killed army fighters in clashes on Afghan border
- Release video showing belongings of the dead men laid out near the heads, including Pakistani identity cards and camouflage helmets
- Comes as Pakistan military officials reveal they are missing 15 troops
This sickening image shows armed Taliban militants standing over decapitated heads which they claim belong to soldiers they killed in clashes on the Pakistan border.
The Pakistani Taliban released a video showing what appeared to be the severed heads of a dozen soldiers today as security officials said 15 troops were missing following fighting with insurgents.
The clashes on Tuesday came as part of a Pakistan army operation to repel Taliban militants who had crossed over from Kunar province in Afghanistan last Friday and occupied the village of Batwar in the Bajaur tribal district.
Horrendous: Taliban militants stand over a dozen decapitated heads which they claim belong to soldiers they killed in clashes on the Pakistan border
'At least 15 of our soldiers are still missing,' a senior security official told AFP.
Another security official said 'more or less' that many soldiers were missing but declined to give the exact total.
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Sirajud Din sent AFP a video showing a militant commander posing with 12 heads arranged on the ground which he claimed were from soldiers they had killed.Read the rest.