Pak warlord Mullah Nazir among 10 killed in US drone strike

US drone strike kills important Taliban commander

In 2007, Nazir led a tribal 'lashkar' or militia and expelled Uzbek fighters from Wana.

But he was suspected of sheltering militants from other countries.

Nazir's group had also formed an alliance with a Taliban faction in North Waziristan led by Hafiz Gul Bahadar.

The two commanders formed the "Shura-e-Mujahideen" and declared Afghan Taliban commander Mullah Omar as their chief.

Security analysts said the killing of Nazir could prompt his fighters to launch attacks on Pakistani security forces.

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