Taliban leader: 'US drone kills 5 commanders in Pakistan'

By REUTERS
October 27, 2011 09:47

ESHAWAR, Pakistan - A US drone strike on a vehicle on Thursday killed five commanders of one of Pakistan's most influential Taliban leaders, Maulvi Nazir, one of the faction's senior commanders told Reuters.

He identified four of the commanders as Hazrat Omar, Nazir's younger brother, Khan Mohammad, Miraj Wazir and Ashfaq Wazir. Nazir's faction focuses on attacking US-led NATO troops across the border in Afghanistan.


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