Sunday, January 15, 2012

Hakimullah Mehsud Killed in Pakistan

Leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Hakimullah Mehsud, may have been killed in a US drone attack, Pakistani media reported.

Pakistani TV channel, Geo News reported that Hakimullah Mehsud has died in a US drone attack on January 12.

Pakistani intelligence officials have said that they have intercepted radio communications of Pakistani Taliban discussing if their leader had died in a US attack on January 12.

The death may have occurred in North Waziristan.

In the intercepted communications some Taliban militants have confirmed the death and some have criticised them for talking about it on the radio.

Pakistani Taliban have denied reports about Mesud's death, according to Geo TV.
Tolo News


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