Tehrik-i Taliban Islami (TTI) is
a breakaway or splinter group of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, which operates
in Kurram Agency. It is based in Central Kurram and propagates sectarian
violence against the Shia sect. The group has been involved in attacks
against civilians including the February 17, 2012 bombing of a market in
Parachinar. Although, the reason originally for formation of outfit was as
stated Fazal Saeed was detest for civilian killing by TTP and to focus on
the ongoing militancy in Afghanistan.