Incoming Pakistani Prime Minister Condemns US Drone Strike

Expressed "serious concern and deep disappointment"


Pakistan's incoming Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has condemned a suspected US drone strike which killed the Taliban's second-in-command.

Waliur Rehman reportedly died when a missile hit a house in the North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday.

Mr Sharif, whose Pakistan Muslim League-N won this month's parliamentary election, expressed "serious concern and deep disappointment" at the strike.

Earlier, US Secretary of State John Kerry defended US drone attacks.