US charges six for supporting Pakistani Taliban

Suspected militants allegedly associated with Tehreek-e-Taliban or Taliban Movement arrive before a media with their faces covered in Karachi, Pakistan. The have been arrested after a police encounter recently, police said. (AP)

Six people in Florida and Pakistan have been charged with providing financing and material support to the Pakistani Taliban, a designated foreign terrorist organization, US federal officials said on Saturday.

The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and local FBI agents announced the four-count indictment against three U.S. citizens resident in Florida and three other individuals living in Pakistan.

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