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North Waziristan 29/05/2013

TBIJ strike ID: Ob318

Drones killed the Pakistan Taliban (TTP) second-in-command, a loss that disrupted nascent peace talks with Islamabad. 

Wali ur Rehman died alongside several other named militants. He was buried within hours. His death was seen as ‘crippling for their top command structure’, according to one unnamed Pakistani official, but also put at risk Pakistan’s plans to open negotiations with the TTP. 

References: AFP, Reuters, Associated Press, New York Times, NBC News, Washington PostJagran Post, BBC, Deutsche Presse Agentur, Pakistan Today, News Pakistan, Khaama Press,Voice of America, ANI, Xinhua, Wall Street Journal, The News, RFE/RL, News TribePTI, Rewards for Justice, CBS, Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Associated PressGuardian,CNN, BBC, The Nation (Pakistan), Independent, CNN, Financial Times, RFE/RL, Associated Press, Reuters, Washington Post, CTC Sentinel

 

3-7

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7

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Victims of this strike

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