PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a failed assassination attempt on a high-profile journalist.
A bomb was found under Hamid Mir's car
in Islamabad on November 26 and was defused by the police.
A Pakistani Taliban spokesman, Ehsanullah Ehsan, told RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal on November 27 that the group will target Mir again and others opposed to the militants.
In an interview with RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal, Mir pledged to stay in Pakistan, saying he would not "surrender" to the Taliban.
The government has offered a reward of $500,000 for information on who was responsible for the attempted murder of Mir.
The Geo News TV anchor had been threatened by the Taliban for his coverage of teenage anti-Taliban campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack on the 15-year-old in October.
She was shot in the head and neck and is being treated at a hospital in Britain.
With reporting by AP and dpa