Taliban confirm killing of Khushal Khan in drone strike
The bodies of 14 people including 6 militants who lost their lives in the US drone strike was shifted to Lakki Marwat for burial.
District Ameer of Taliban Khushal Group Khushal Khan was among those killed. A US drone fired missiles into a house in Tibi Sidagi area of North Wazirisitan on Tuesday night killing 14 people including three children, two women and 6 militants. The Taliban have confirmed death of Khushal Khan.
The deceased belong to Lakki Marwat. At least 20 militants were present in the house at time of US drone strike, Private TV Channel reported.
Later the deceased militants were identified as District Ameer of District Ameer of Taliban Khushal Group Khushal Khan, Kund Khel, Commander Ismial, Moulvi Syed Bittani, Shah Maddar and Sabghatullah Aba Khel.