An airstrike has been carried out on the compound of a commander of the notorious Haqqani terrorist network in the tribal regions of Pakistan, it has been reported.
According to the local media reports in Pakistan, the airstrike was carried out earlier today in the vicinity of Kurram Agency in Federally Administered Tribal Region of Pakistan.
The reports further add that three people were killed in the attack on commander Rashid’s compound which is located in Ghauz Garhi area.
The Pakistani government officials have not formally commented regarding the airstrike so far.
The latest airstrike targeting the compound of Haqqani network commander takes place amid growing pressures on Pakistan regarding the terror safe havens, particularly the Haqqani network sanctuaries, which the officials are saying have remained intact despite the major operations launched by the military of the country.
The US President Donald Trump announced the new strategy of Washington regarding South Asia in mid-August this year and criticized Pakistan for remaining reckless to act against certain terror groups still operating in its soil.
The top US commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Nicholson on Tuesday said that the leadership of the Taliban group still resides in Pakistan.