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American officials charged for drone strike killing Taliban leader

Families of victims reject U.S. figures on drone strike casualties

QUETTA, 29 MAY, (DNA) – America officials were charged in a case against the US drone attack in Balochistan that killed the Afghan Taliban chief, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, on May 21, police said on Sunday.

Muhammad Qasim, brother of the cab driver, Muhammad Azam, who died in the strike in Noshki district registered the First-Information Report. The report called for action against the American officials.

No official was mentioned by name in the FIA, police said, adding that action has been sought against those Americans who had admitted the drone attack.

Azam, a father of four children, was the only earner in his family, according to the family.

Family members told the media that they want justice to bring those responsible for the brutal murder of Azam as he was a taxi driver and was innocent.

Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who had been living in Pakistan as Wali Muhammad, was killed in the drone strike as he crossed the border from Iran.

The Interior Ministry said on Saturday that two officers have been arrested for helping the Afghan leader gets fake Pakistani identity card and Pakistani citizenship for his second wife and children. =DNA

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