Hakimullah Mehsud killed in US drone strike

KABUL: (MEP) – regarding to reports, Pakistani Taliban chief – head of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Hakimullah Mehsud was killed following a US drone strike in North Waziristan on Friday.

Pakistani intelligence officials said, Hakimullah Mehsud was killed with five others including Abdullah Bahar Mehsud and Tariq Mehsud.

The officials further added that the vehicle of Hakimullah Mehsud was targeted after he left a meeting at a mosque in Danda Darpakhail area of North Waziristan.

Mehsud has been reported dead several times before. However, a senior security official confirmed to Reuters that TTP chief Hakimullah Mehsud was killed.

“We can confirm Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in the drone strike,” the official said.

A high-ranking Taliban official has also confirmed that the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, has been killed in a US drone strike, khaama press reported.

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