The news written by you…

Pakistan Taliban elect next deputy to be blown up in a drone attack

After the death of Wali-ur-Rehman, the Pakistan Taliban have selected Khan Said as next in line to be blown up in a US drone attack.

The hotly uncontested election heard impassioned speeches from candidates, each detailing how they didn’t want to be the next one to die.

Election observers say the process was fair and open. ‘It was an illuminating experience’, one of the observation team said after Said won the ballot, “to hear so many hardened militants emphatically stating their case that it should be some other guy and how they have a wife and kids to support.”

Asked for a comment following his success, Said simply replied ‘bugger’.


Share this story...

Send to a Friend:

Click to send this story to a friend

Posted: May 31st, 2013 by Guest

Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Click for more stories about: News In Brief