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Saturday, 02 November 2013 - 7:50
Video: Hakimullah Mehsud killed by drone
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A high-ranking Taliban official said the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, has been killed in a drone strike.

The strike targeted a vehicle used by Mehsud with 4 missiles in the north-western region of North Waziristan.

4 other people were killed in the strike, including 2 of Mehsud's bodyguards.

Several previous claims of his death, made by US and Pakistani intelligence sources, have proven untrue.

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