Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, head of the Tehran-e Taliban Pakistan was reportedly killed on Friday in a drone strike in Afghanistan.
Sources told the media that Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, the leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban banned equipment, was killed along with his bodyguard Inkalabi Mehsud in an unmanned aerial vehicle attack in Afghanistan.
Mehsud is one of the main commanders of the banned equipment. Mufti Mehsud is reportedly hiding somewhere in Afghanistan after launching an operation in tribal areas. Reliable Afghan sources confirm the killing of Mufti Mehsud.
After the assassination of former chief Mullah Fazlullah in a US drone strike in June 2018, he was appointed the new leader of the outlawed TTP.
Under Mehsud’s leadership, Mehsud Tehrik-i-Taliban claimed responsibility for a number of deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan, including an attack on Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan in July 2019 and a bomb attack on Pakistani troops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in August. 2019.