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Haqqani network commander and two others killed

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, Jan 24: A Haqqani network commander and two of his companions were killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday, a media report said. The pilotless spy aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Speen Thal Dapa Mamozai area in Orazkai agency that lies close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Dawn online reported. Local sources told the daily that the strike was carried out on a Haqqani network hideout. A police officer confirmed the death of Haqqani network commander Ehsan alias Khawari along with his two associates. The residents were quoted as saying that the spy aircraft kept on hovering very low at the airspace of Orazkai and its neighbouring areas including the tribal region of Kurram and Hangu district before launching the strike. (IANS)

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