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Driver's family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges, police said Sunday.

Mansour had entered Pakistan from Iran using a false name and fake Pakistani identity documents on May 21, when his car was targeted by a U.S. drone. The driver, who was also killed, was later identified as Mohammed Azam.

The police filed a case on behalf of Azam's family, police official Abdul Wakil Mengal said.

It was not immediately clear what legal avenues the family can realistically pursue.

In the case documents, his brother Mohammed Asim...

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