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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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Taliban vow revenge following fatal US drone strike

The Taliban in Pakistan have chosen a new leader - and immediately threatened a wave of suicide attacks in revenge for the killing of his predecessor. He died in an American drone attack - a raid that has also infuriated the Pakistani government. They claim it sabotaged peace talks with the Taliban.

ITV News reporter Ben Chapman reports:

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