PESHAWAR: A prominent militant commander of a banned outfit, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has reportedly killed along with four family members in last Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet airstrikes at a town of North Waziristan Agency.
Prominent TTP commander Adnan Rasheed was killed in the airstrikes in the Hamzoi area Mir Ali town of the North Waziristan tribal region, while the attack resulted killing at least 24 people and wounding 15 others, governmental and military sources said.
The bombardment was occurred on his home located in Hamzoi area on basis of intelligence reports while governmental sources have confirmed his death along with 4 family members inlcuding wife, son and daughter, local media reported.
The one of the senior-most commanders of TTP, Adnan Rashid, also performed his duties in Pakistan’s military as was the employee of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) but dismissed from the departments due to his suspicious activities and militancy links.
In 2012, Rashid was fled from the Bannu jail over accusation of attack on former president Pervez Musharraf as well as called the mastermind of Dera Ismail Khan jail, Qissa Khani market attacks.
However, TTP spokesperson recently rejected the reports claiming Adnan Rashid’s death in the PAF’s airstrikes.