Hakimullah Mehsud was at a northwest Pakistan home targeted by a suspected U.S. strike, according to local intelligence officials. Local authorities said Mehsud was killed, although Pakistani leaders said they could not verify those reports.
Nov. 26, 2008Pakistani Taliban commander Hakimullah Mehsud speaks to the media in the Mamouzai area of Orakzai Agency, one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, in 2008. Local officials said Mehsud was killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike Friday, although Pakistani leaders said Friday that they could not verify those reports. A Majeed/AFP/Getty Images
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