June 26 2012
Pakistani police say they have killed an insurgent commander in Peshawar, reports the Dawn (Pakistan).
The militant, known as Umar, was killed on Tuesday during a firefight in the Badbher area, said police.
Umar was a close aide of Tariq Afridi, a commander of a splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban, said officials.
Five other suspects were reportedly arrested.
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