Killed Pakistan Taliban leader 'buried secretly'

Pakistani Taliban fighters secretly buried their leader earlier today after he was killed by a US drone aircraft, Reuters reports.

Taliban head Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in a drone strike in the North Waziristan region Credit: Reuters

"America and their friends shouldn't be happy because we will take revenge for our martyr's blood."


Taliban replace killed leader

The Pakistani Taliban has promoted its number two commander to replace leader Hakimullah Mehsud who was killed in a US drone strike. The Pakistan Taliban has vowed revenge on the US for the attack.