I just got off the phone with a source who is close to Hakimullah Mehsud. He told me the names of the six people killed in a U.S. drone strike on Hakimullah’s car in the town of Danda Derpakheil, North Waziristan:
1. Hakimullah Mehsud from Kotkai, South Waziristan – Emir TTP.
2. Wali Badshah alias Amal Kansi from Kotkai, south Waziristan – distant cousin Hakimullah.
3. Khair Mohammad from Kotkai, South Waziristan – uncle of Hakimullah.
4. Jalal from Makeen, south Waziristan – bodyguard Hakimullah.
5. Wali from Barand, south Waziristan – bodyguard Hakimullah.
6. Sameedullah from Shaktoi area of South Waziristan