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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.

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Funeral for Pakistan Taliban chief 'set to take place'

Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud

The funeral of a Taliban leader killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan yesterday is expected to take place today.

Hakimullah Mehsud, chief of the Pakistani Taliban was one of the country's most wanted men with a $5 million US bounty on his head.

Read: Profile: Hakimullah Mehsud

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