Key terror figure believed killed by US drone strike in Pakistan

PAKISTAN is investigating whether the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network, which has been blamed for high-profile attacks and kidnappings in Afghanistan, has been killed in a US drone strike

.If confirmed, the death of Badruddin Haqqani, who has been described as the networks day-to-day operations commander, would mark a major blow to the organisation founded by his father, Jalaluddin Haqqani, and viewed by the US as a powerful enemy in neighbouring Afghanistan.

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