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Pakistani Taliban confirm death of Hakimullah Mehsud
Islamabad, November 02, 2013
First Published: 02:33 IST(2/11/2013)
Last Updated: 02:35 IST(2/11/2013)

The Pakistani Taliban confirmed on Friday that their leader, Hakimullah Mehsud, had been killed in a drone strike in the lawless Pakistani region of North Waziristan, senior Taliban and Pakistani intelligence sources told Reuters.

"Hakimullah Mehsud's funeral is scheduled for 3 pm (Saturday) in Miranshah," an intelligence source said, referring to the main regional city.

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