Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Pakistani Taliban Leader looking for new mate; Wife killed by U.S. Drone

Pakistani warlord & leader of the local Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, the mastermind behind the assassination of Prime Minister Benizir Bhutto, will have a couple of empty place settings at his next dinner...
The wife and father-in-law of the leader of the Pakistani Taliban have reportedly been killed in an air raid in Pakistan's South Waziristan region.

A missile, suspected to have been fired from a US drone, reportedly destroyed the home of Akramud Din, the father-in-law of Baitullah Mehsud, the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban, early on Wednesday.

"I confirm that the female that was killed in the strike was the wife of Baitullah Mehsud," a relative told the Reuters news agency by telephone on Wednesday. (Al Jazeera)

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