Islamabad: Maulana Abdul Aziz, one of three negotiators representing the TTP, said in an interview with Bloomberg News that The Tehreek-i-Taliban. Pakistan has as many as 500 female suicide bombers ready to act.

Maulana Aziz said the Taliban were most interested in implementing Sharia. The US military presence in Afghanistan is “a very small factor” in the fight, he added, disputing statements by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan and others.