October 08 2009
A top Taliban commander was killed Wednesday during fighting with Pakistani security forces in Swat, reports the Press Trust of India.
The commander was a close aide of militant leader Baitullah Mehsud, who was also recently killed.
Nisar Ahmed was also associated with Swat Taliban chief Maulana Fazlullah, according to Pakistani army officials.
Ahmed opened fire on troops who surrounded his home in the Matta region of Swat and was killed during the subsequent fighting, army...
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