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(FILES) This photograph taken on October 4, 2009 shows then new Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud (L) arriving with his commander Wali-ur Rehman (R) for a meeting with local media representatives in the Sararogha area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border. A US drone strike in northwest Pakistan on November 1 2013 killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, intelligence and militant sources told AFP. The drone fired two missiles at a vehicle in a compound near Miranshah, the main town of the North Waziristan tribal region, a stronghold for Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants, killing four people, security officials said. AFP PHOTO/NASEER MEHSUDNASEER MEHSUD/AFP/Getty Images
(FILES) This photograph taken on October 4, 2009 shows then new Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud (L) arriving with his commander Wali-ur Rehman (R) for a meeting with local media representatives in the Sararogha area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border. A US drone strike in northwest Pakistan on November 1 2013 killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, intelligence and militant sources told AFP. The drone fired two missiles at a vehicle in a compound near Miranshah, the main town of the North Waziristan tribal region, a stronghold for Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked militants, killing four people, security officials said. AFP PHOTO/NASEER MEHSUDNASEER MEHSUD/AFP/Getty Images

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