Local pro-government Taliban commander in South Waziristan, Mitha Khan along with his deputy died, while the three accompanying them were wounded in a traffic accident. Sources said that the local Taliban in South Waziristan and a pro-government commander Mitha Khan was on their way from Spin area to Wana, when their vehicle at a turning point near Wana fell into a gorge, which resulted in on the spot death of commander Mitha Khan and deputy commander Muhammad Noor, while their three associates injured were later shifted to the Wana hospital.