the death of this man, baitullah mehsud, maine leader in pakistan, believed to be responsible for committing suicide attacks and assassinations. he died tuesday, say his people, when a missile attack struck his rural home. this is one of the most volatile regions and pakistan, and it is not run by the government, but by tribal militants. for a long time, pakistan's government seemed content to let them control it. but the attack on baitullah mehsud could signal an important change, one that could help put a squeeze on any terror activity in the region. we have team coverage on this, and i want to begin with jonathan hunt -- actually, let's start with jennifer griffin at the pentagon. how did he die? do we know? >> it was a 500-pound bomb fired from a predator zone. the cia runs that. this is a laser-guided precision strike. pakistan does not have the capability, but certainly it would of been human intelligence on the ground that helped bride -- guided. they have the signature, and seven of his bodyguards are reported dead. shepard: his people are saying that in fact, he is dead.
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