Fam­ily of driver killed in Man­sour drone strike files FIR against US

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Fam­ily mem­bers of de­ceased taxi driver Muham­mad Azam who was killed in an Amer­i­can drone strike in Balochis­tan ear­lier this month filed a First-In­for­ma­tion Re­port (FIR) against the United States on Sun­day. The FIR with was lodged by Azam's brother, Muham­mad Qasim, at the Mal Levies sta­tion with the Mal tehsil­dar in the Noshki district.

Muham­mad Azam was killed in a drone strike tar­get­ing Afghan Tal­iban chief Mul­lah Man­sour near Quetta. He was the driver of the car the Tal­iban leader was trav­el­ling in.

His fam­ily mem­bers said Azam, a fa­ther of four chil­dren, was the sole earner in his fam­ily. They called for ac­tion to be taken against the US of­fi­cials re­spon­si­ble for the drone strike.

"We want jus­tice," Azam's un­cle, Haji Khuda-i-Nazar, told DawnNews on Sun­day. "We want to bring the per­pe­tra­tors of the drone strike to jus­tice. My nephew Muham­mad Azam was in­no­cent and had no links to any ter­ror group."

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