Pakistani Taliban deputy Khalid Mehsud 'killed in drone attack'

Pakistani Taliban deputy Khalid Mehsud 'killed in drone attack'
 

The Pakistani Taliban say a senior militant, Khalid Mehsud, has been killed in a US drone attack.
Mehsud was deputy leader of the banned Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the main faction of the hardline Islamist Pakistani Taliban.
He was killed in a drone strike on Thursday in North Waziristan, near the border with Afghanistan, the militant group added in a statement.
The TTP has been blamed for dozens of suicide bombings and other attacks.
In December, gunmen from the militant group stormed a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least nine people and injuring 36.
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12 February 2018 in World News, Views: 34
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