Family of driver killed in drone strike targeting Taliban leader sues US

The family of the driver killed in a US drone strike targeting Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Pakistan has lodged a criminal case against the US government, according to police. The family is seeking to press murder charges.

Mohammad Azam, the taxi driver who picked Mullah Mansoor up on the Iranian border to reportedly take him to the remote town of Ahmad Wal in Balochistan, some 160 kilometers west of Quetta, was killed along with the Taliban leader in the US airstrike on May 21.