Pakistan: Islamic State, Al-Qaeda Reunite for Police Academy Attack

An Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) branch and a faction of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), collaborated in carrying out an attack this week on a police academy in Pakistan that left 63 people dead and another estimated 120 wounded, according to an LeJ spokesman.

Pakistani mourners gather around the coffins of some of those killed in an attack on the Police Training College Balochistan in Quetta on October 25, 2016. Pakistan on October 25 mourned the killing of at least 61 people in a brutal gun and suicide bomb assault on a police academy, …