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US drone kills senior al-Qaida figure, 5 others in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD — A U.S. drone strike killed a senior al-Qaida figure and at least five other Islamist insurgents in northwestern Pakistan, an intelligence official said Tuesday. Abu Kasha al-Iraqi, a high-ranking al-Qaida planner and facilitator, was killed late Monday when “a U.S. drone fired two missiles into a mud compound,” the official said on condition of anonymity.

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