Pak Interior Minister says Baitullah killed on Aug 5-6 attack

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Islamabad, Aug 10 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said two sources have confirmed the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud.

The Interior Minister said he did not blow any trumpet of anything; an attack on Mehsud was conducted in the night falling between August 5 and 6, adding intelligence sources confirmed his death.

Malik continued that Baitullah's doctor also confirmed his (Mehsud) presence at the house on the attack night.

Addressing at National Assembly here, he said Hakeemullah Mehsud and Waliur Rehman scuffled with each other with ensuing death of the former.

Regarding the huge number of arms and ammunition in possession of the extremists, the interior minister remarked it is only 'some state' that is providing arms and ammunitions.

He added that he is raring to give in camera briefing regarding where the extremists get the weapons from and how their network functions. (ANI)

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