US announces five million dollar reward on Baitullah MehsudMarch 26th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.26 (ANI): The United States has announced a reward of five million dollars to anyone revealing the whereabouts of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud.
US State Department statement also said that a similar bounty has been put on the senior leader of the Haqqani group, Sirajuddin Haqqani, and a million dollar reward on high ranking Al-Qaeda leader Abu Yahya al-Libi.
In another significant event, US President Barack Obama expressed his concern over increasing insurgency in Afghanistan, and discussed ways to improve co-ordination between the US military and troops of other countries in the region during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer. (ANI)
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