PESHAWAR: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah narrowly escaped a US drone strike near the Durand Line on Monday.
A senior security official from Fata, while talking to The Express Tribune, said it was confirmed that Fazlullah was present in the Nizyan area of the Ningarhar province of Afghanistan on the Durand Line.
He said the TTP leader escaped the drone strike. However, five others were killed in the strike reportedly near near the zero-line between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The official said they are trying to collect further details of the strike and prepare a report with the help of Afghan security officials.
Further, he said it could not be confirmed where Fazlullah had been moved after the strike took place.