DRIVER’S FAM­ILY FILES CASE VS U.S. OVER DRONE HIT ON PAK­ISTAN

Business Mirror - - THE WORLD -

QUETTA, Pak­istan—The fam­ily of a driver who was killed along­side Tal­iban chief Mul­lah Akhtar Man­sour in a US drone strike in Pak­istan has filed a case against US of­fi­cials, seek­ing to press mur­der charges, po­lice said on Sun­day. Man­sour had en­tered Pak­istan from Iran us­ing a false name and fake Pak­istani iden­tity doc­u­ments on May 21, when his car was targeted by a US drone. The driver, who was also killed, was later iden­ti­fied as Mo­hammed Azam. The po­lice filed a case on be­half of Azam’s fam­ily, po­lice of­fi­cial Ab­dul Wakil Men­gal said. It was not im­me­di­ately clear what le­gal av­enues the fam­ily can re­al­is­ti­cally pur­sue.

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