Mullah Akhtar MansoorThe Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), confirmed the Taliban supreme leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor was killed in an airstrike in Pakistan.

According to a twitter by NDS, Mullah Mansoor was killed in Dalbandin area of Balochistan province of Afghanistan on Saturday  afternoon.

NDS further added that Mullah Mansoor was being monitored for a long period of time and was finally targeted in airstrike around 3:45 pm on Saturday.

The US Department of Defense confirmed Saturday “Today, the Department of Defense conducted an airstrike that targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansur in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.”

The Afghan government also confirmed that the vehicle of Mullah Mansoor was targeted in an airstrike in the southwest of the town of Ahmad Wal.

However, the Afghan government said an investigation is underway to confirm that death of Mansoor which would be announced as soon as they receive final information confirming his death.

The Afghan government said Mullah Mansoor sought refuge in the stranger’s soil and was repeatedly committing deception, concealing facts, killing innocent people and terrorizing people as well as smuggling drugs and preventing Afghanistan to gain development by emphasizing on continued war in the country.

It also added that the supporters of Mullah Mansoor were sparing no efforts in committing atrocities against the noble and Muslim people of Afghanistan.


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