U.S. drone strike kills Taliban commander on Afghan-Pakistan border

March 19, 2015 12:23 PM

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed a Pakistani Taliban leader and two others on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, the Taliban said on Thursday, in the latest attack by an unmanned aircraft targeting the Afghan bases of Pakistani Taliban leaders.

Two Pakistani intelligence officials confirmed Thursday's strike on the border between Pakistan's Kurram agency and Afghanistan.

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