In a statement sent to media, the extremist group said a lone suicide bomber carried out the attack to avenge the killing and arrests of fellow militants.
At least two militants were killed during a search operation in December a year ago. However, more than 2,000 Taliban insurgents had been ousted in 2009 in a military operation.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi strongly condemned the suicide attack in Swat.
Prime Minister Abbasi said the war against terrorism will continue till the elimination of the last terrorist from Pakistan.
Since then peace has returned to the area popular with domestic and foreign tourists, and militant attacks have become extremely rare in the valley known as Pakistan's Switzerland. Earlier the Pakistani Taliban militants had a strong influence in most parts of Swat.
But he added, "I think it confirms all the reasons to be concerned about polar bears from a conservation perspective are intact". Scientists monitoring the creatures activity in the Arctic found they have far higher energy demands than previously thought.
In the late spring of 2015, inside the Karolyi Ranch, visiting coach Sarah Jantzi overheard a troubling conversation. Read Governor Abbott's full letter calling for an investigation by the Texas Rangers .
British Judge Emma Arbuthnot said she was "not persuaded" the warrant should be withdrawn, according to the AP. However, with the arrest warrant upheld, Assange can't step onto the streets of London without risking arrest.
After the ceremony, the couple's closest family and friends attended a private celebration at his Beverly Hills home. Stamos stars in Netflix's " Fuller House " and spent part of a year ago with The Beach Boys as a drummer.
The region which includes ethnic communities closer to China and Myanmar represented a "model for the rest of the country". While families openly celebrate the birth of a son, the birth of a daughter is not always greeted in the same manner.
Saturday, 1 p.m.: Opening celebration at Museum London with cultural groups showcasing their roots, art, crafts and services. An event Thursday night was a panel discussion about the origins of Black History Month.
UPS ( UPS.N ) was down 6.1 percent after it reported fourth-quarter profit that was hurt by higher holiday season shipping costs. Six of the 11 major S&P indexes were higher, with the telecommunications index's 2.02 per cent rise leading the advancers.
Bitcoin Plunges Below $8000 As Credit Cards Ban Purchases
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Bellerin praises Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan power surge
Ramsey , Aubameyang , Mesut Ozil and Mkhitaryan all looked sharp and Wenger savoured the all-round display of his new-look attack. He is a Wenger sort of player, who will excite fans and contribute a lot to the attacking side of the Gunners game.
Prince William and Kate are just like us: They shop at Ikea!
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are already known for their mental health activism , but that's not where their goodwill ends. Prince William and Kate Middleton slapped around some balls on the ice this week - but don't call what they're doing hockey.
Shopian Army firing: Third civilian succumbs to bullet wounds
A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) accompanying the convoy was hit on his head and fell unconscious suffering serious injury. Kashmir Reader contacted SSP Shopian, Sri Ram Dinkar, who acknowledged that army has filed their version of the incident.