Sheffield terror suspect killed in attack

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A SHEFFIELD-born terror suspect is one of two men believed to have been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan.

Father-of-three Mohammed Azmir, aged 37, who was born in Sheffield and lived in Ilford, Essex, and Ibrahim Adam, 24, of London, are thought to have died in a CIA missile strike on Waziristan, a lawless region.

A close friend of Azmir’s family said: “They have taken it very badly - this is the second son who has been killed in a drone strike.”

It is thought the men died at least three months ago.

Azmir was made subject to a Treasury order freezing his assets in February 2010 in response to concerns he was involved in funding terrorism.

He is not currently on the Treasury’s list of people and organisations subject to financial sanctions.

It is believed Azmir’s brother, Abdul Jabbar, 32, was killed in an earlier CIA unmanned drone attack in Pakistan in September last year.