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  Sivan 8, 5774 , 06/06/14

Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Power Struggle

A Pakistan Taliban leader and explosives expert was killed Thursday, in an attack thought to be linked to the announcement earlier this week that a faction of the terror group was breaking off, according to the Cable News Network. The terror leader, Ashiqullah Mehsud, was a senior commander in the former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was killed in a shoot-and-run drive-by attack in the village of Urmuz, in the North Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan.

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