Badruddin Haqqani was the third-ranking official of the Haqqani network, and the most senior member killed to date.
The Haqqani network is blamed for most of the deadliest attacks against the US-led NATO troops in Afghanistan.
The Taliban rejected reports of Badruddin Haqqani`s death, however, saying that he was alive and well in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan`s intelligence agency says its operatives have confirmed that the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network has been killed.
Maulvi Ahmed Jan, a top commander of the Haqqani network, claimed Badruddin, believed to be in mid-30s was safe.
Badruddin Haqqani is believed to be killed in one of the five volleys of US drone strikes in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region since August 18.
Hillary Clinton earlier slapped sanctions on Badruddin Haqqani.
Badruddin Haqqani is an operational commander for Pak based Haqqani Network.
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