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Pakistani Taliban Leader Dead in US Drone Strike

A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has killed Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud. Pakistani security and U.S. intelligence officials, all speaking on the condition of anonymity, confirmed Mehsud's death Friday in Miram Shah, in North Waziristan province. Reports say supporters are flocking to the region for his funeral Saturday. Two other people were also killed. Several sources confirmed to VOA reporters in Pakistan the targeted compound was used by Mehsud. The village is the stronghold of ...

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