World Bulletin / News Desk
A U.S. drone attack killed a senior commander in Pakistan's northwest on Sunday, military intelligence officials said, the second fighter leader to be killed in strikes by the unmanned aircraft in three days.
The attack killed Mohammad Ahmed Almansoor and three others in a village close to Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, near the Afghan border.
The drone fired missiles at a house with Almansoor inside, destroying two rooms and a car. Four drones were seen flying over the area during the attack, residents and government officials said.
A similar attack on Thursday in North Waziristan killed another senior commander, Abu Zaid, who replaced Abu Yahya al-Libi as one of the group's most powerful figures, intelligence sources said. A U.S. drone attack also killed Libi in June.Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Aralık 2012, 15:48