Commander of Haqqani Network killed in drone attack at Hangu

Tuesday 13 June 2017 2 months ago 94   Peshawar   Print

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Report  Web desk : HANGU: A drone strike has killed a commander of the deadly Haqqani network in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hangu district on Tuesday, media reports said. According to reports, Haqqani network leader Abubakar and his partner were killed when a drone fired two missiles at his house in Speen Tal area of Hangu on Monday night. The drone strike “completely destroyed” the suspected militant house, reports said. Local residents said the drone was strafing above the area for a while, before it destroyed the targeted compound. The area is such that it borders Orakzai, Kurram and North Waziristan Agencies. 02