Pakistan Taliban Killed By U.S. Drone Strike

Pakistan_DroneStrike_2013A senior Taliban source has confirmed that a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed the head of the Pakistan Taliban Friday.

Several intelligence, army and militant sources said Friday that Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is dead, and a senior Taliban source confirmed his death to Reuters. The Taliban source also said Mehsud’s funeral would be held Saturday.

The strike—one of a series of recent attacks aimed at insurgents– occurred in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan.

“We can confirm Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in the drone strike,” one senior security official told Reuters.


Source: Fox News