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Pak Taliban leader killed in clash with rival group

August 08, 2009 23:49 IST

The Therik-e-Taliban Pakistan's Shura (governing council) meeting ended in disaster with one of its commanders being killed.

Pakistani news website thenews.com.pk reported that a clash broke out between the groups led by Hakimullah Mehsud and Wali-ur-Rehman.

The meeting was convened to appoint a sucessor to slain Taliban commander Beitullah Mehsud.