File photo of Mullah Nazir speaking during a news conference in Wana

 
File photo of Mullah Nazir speaking during a news conference in Wana
Pro-Taliban Pakistani tribal leader Maulvi Nazir Wazir, also known as Mullah Nazir, speaks during a news conference in Wana, the main town of the South Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan in this April 20, 2007 file photo. A U.S. drone strike killed a Nazir, his deputy and eight others in northwest Pakistan, intelligence sources and tribal leaders said January 3, 2013, deaths that could substantially alter the power balance in the Taliban heartland of Waziristan. REUTERS/Alamgir Bitani/Files