One of the most senior al-Qaeda militants in Pakistan, Badar Mansoor, has been killed in a US drone strike, local officials say.
The attack took place in Miranshah in North Waziristan tribal area, close to the border with Afghanistan.
Badar Mansoor is suspected of killing dozens of people in attacks in Pakistan and further afield.
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Posted February 9, 2012 at 8:00 am
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