Friday, August 07, 2009

Pakistan Taliban Leader Mehsud Exterminated

From Sky News:
Pakistan's Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud - who had a £3m bounty on his head - is dead, his second-in-command has told Sky News.

Molvi Faqir Muhammad confirmed the death after widespread speculation over the militant group chief's demise in a US missile strike on Wednesday.

Kafayat Ullah, an aide to Mehsud, said he died along with his second wife during the attack in South Waziristan.

Mehsud - who has links to terror organisation al Qaeda - declared himself leader of the Pakistan Taliban, grouping around 13 factions in the north-west, in late 2007.
Excellent, let us celebrate this scumbag's departure (NSFW):

Thanks to Dr. Rusty Shackleford of The Jawa Report.