This file picture taken on November 26, 2008, shows Pakistani Taliban commander Hakimullah Mehsud (L)
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What does Mehsud death mean for peace in Pakistan?

The Pakistani government has accused the United States of ruining peace talks with the Taliban following a drone strike which killed a senior member of the group.

Hakimullah Mehsud, who died in Friday's attack, would have been a key player in the discussions.

The BBC's Rajesh Mirchandani examines what his death means for the peace process and the fragile relationship between Pakistan and the US.

  • 02 Nov 2013
  • From the section Asia
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