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PM terms Mullah Fazlullah’s death significant in fight against terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir ul Mulk has termed the death of dreaded Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Mullah Fazlullah, a significant development in the fight against terrorism. The prime minister was talking to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday, who phoned him to confirm the death of Mullah Fazlullah who posed a threat to Pakistan’s security, PM Office said in a statement. The prime minister thanked the Afghan president and said finally action had been taken against an enemy of the…

Drone strike kills two people near Pak-Afghan border: Sources

PESHAWAR: A U.S. drone strike near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Tuesday killed two people, according to sources. The drone fired missile on a vehicle in the bordering area of Afghanistan, killing two people sources said. However, it was not clear as to who were targeted in the drone attack. The identities of those killed couldn't be made available immediately. On October 20, at least 12 suspected militants were reportedly killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Paktia province. According to sources, a…

Seven Al-Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strikes

ADEN: Seven suspected Al-Qaeda members have been killed in drone strikes in central Yemen that were probably carried out by US forces, security sources said on Sunday. A security official, asking not to be identified, said three "armed fighters of Al-Qaeda" died when their vehicle was struck on Saturday in the Sawmaa region of Al-Bayda province. Another drone strike on Saturday in the same region killed three suspected jihadists who were riding a motorcycle, and on Friday a drone strike killed a local military…