Pakistani forces kill Taliban commander behind Peshawar school massacre

Pakistani security forces have killed a Taliban commander who allegedly facilitated the Peshawar school massacre, which left 150 people dead, AFP said. The militant was reportedly killed Thursday night in a gunfight with security forces in the restive Khyber tribal region. “Commander Saddam was a dreaded terrorist, who was killed in an exchange of fire with the security forces in Jamrud town,” top local administration official Shahab Ali Shah said in Peshawar.

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