Kunar [Afghanistan], June 15 (NT): The news sources a US military official informed the Voice of America (VOA) that Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Superemo Mullah Fazal Ullah has been killed in targeted drone strikes held by the United States.
Army lieutenant colonel Martin O'Donnell told VOA that counterterrorism strikes were conducted on June 13 in Kunar region which lies close to Afghanistan-Pakistan border.
Moreover Pentagon officials turned down to comment on whether the strike was successful.
The officials added that Mullah Fazal Ullah had directed numerous high-profile attacks against the US and Pakistan.
Worth mention here He had also held many other deadly attacks including December 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar that claimed lives of 151 people, out of which 130 were children.
The US further highlighted that it was Mullah Fazal Ullah who had ordered the 2012 attempted assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
Fazlullah also has a bounty of a $5 million on his head by the US Department for State in March soon after his son was killed in a US drone strike on TTP training facility.
The official asserted that the status of Fazlullah was imprecise.
In addition there was no evidence, as of reporting time, from the TTP regarding the strike and reports of Fazlullah's death. (NT)
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