Fazlullah may have been killed in ongoing operation: Pak minister

June 5th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Lahore, June 5 (ANI): Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Fazlullah may have been killed in the ongoing military operation in Swat.

Malik said “it will soon become clear whether Fazlullah has been killed or not.”

A private TV channel quoted the Interior Minister as saying that the army would not be called back after the Swat operation concludes.

“The price of a child suicide bomber is between Rs 0.5 million to Rs 2.5 million and the cost of preparing a vehicle for a suicide attack is around Rs 12.5 million,” Malik said.

He said the weapons and explosives used by the Taliban were being smuggled into the country from Afghanistan. (ANI)

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