Sunday, November 03, 2013

Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud killed in CIA drone strike --- The CIA's secret drone campaign claimed one of its highest profile scalps on Friday with the killing of the chief of the Pakistani Taliban by an unmanned aircraft in the country's lawless tribal areas. -- akimullah Mehsud, the feared leader of an alliance of militant groups attempting to topple the Pakistani state, was killed when a missile struck a compound in the village near the capital of North Waziristan, according to militant, US and Pakistani sources. -- "He was right at his front door and at least three missiles were fired." - More, Guardian


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