A prominent Pakistani warlord who sends men to fight US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was wounded in a suicide attack on Thursday that killed five people and wounded 10 others, officials said.
Pakistani warlord Mullah Nazir talks to reporters during a 2007 press conference in Wana, South Waziristan. Nazir -- who sends men into Afghanistan to fight US soldiers -- has been wounded in a suicide attack that killed two other people, according to security officials.
Mullah Nazir is an elder in the Wazir tribe and the main militant commander in South Waziristan, part of Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt considered a base for Al-Qaeda, the Taliban and other Islamist militants.
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