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Badruddin Haqqani rumored killed in US drone strike

Badruddin Haqqani. Click to view slide show of the Haqqani Network leader. US officials believe that Badruddin Haqqani, one of the top leaders of the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network, may have been killed in a recent US drone strike in North Waziristan. US officials have told The New York Times that intelligence from the region indicates that Badruddin was killed in one of the five drone strikes that have taken place in the past week. Intelligence officials are attempting to confirm that Badruddin was indeed killed. Yesterday, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal that the remotely piloted Predators and Reapers were targeting an "important jihadi leader" the region, but his name was not disclosed. The US launched five drone strikes in Pakistan's Taliban controlled-tribal agency of North Waziristan since Aug. 18. Four of the strikes have taken place in the Shaw...

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