MIRANSHAH- Member of Tehreek-e-Taliban shura, , Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani was shot dead along with three others on Monday in an ambush on their vehicle in North Waziristan.
According to sources, unidentified gunmen attacked the TTP commander’s vehicle near Darga Mandi area of Ghulam Khan Tehsil in NW.
Three other victims were accomplices of Shaheen, sources add.
TTP has not confirmed the killing of their key shura member as yet.
Shaheen served as an interim chief after Hakeemullah Mehsud was killed in a drone attack.
There were unconfirmed reports of his death in late January, following air strikes on militant hideouts in NW.