US drone targets Hakimullah Mehsud in South Waziristan, Kills 12

UPDATE: Hakimullah Mehsud was not killed in a U.S. drone attack on Thursday.

THU JAN 14 2010 — Pre-dawn attack U.S. drone attack in Shaktoi area triggered rumours that Hakimullah Mehsud, the chief of the banned Tahrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, had been killed. Two missiles had hit the house of Fazal Mehsud alias Uqabi in the area in Sararogha subdivision adjacent to North Waziristan.

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SOURCE: DAWN.COM US drone targets Hakimullah Mehsud