6,934. 12/19/2006

“On December 19 [2006], a U.S. drone fired a missile on a car in Helmand [Afghanistan], killing Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Usmani, the number two to Mullah [Mohammad] Omar in the Taliban shura. Two other Taliban commanders were killed along with him. His car had been tracked from Quetta [Pakistan] by a British RAF [Royal Air Force] plane working alongside the U.S. Delta Force. The ISI [Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence] had helped track him down in Quetta, forcing him to flee into Helmand.”

 – Ahmed Rashid, Descent Into Chaos, Page 370

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