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Friday, January 19, 2018

The Taliban confirmed the elimination of the leader of the group of Akhtar Mansur


The Associated Press reported that one of the senior commanders of the Islamist group “Taliban” Mullah Abdul Rauf confirmed the elimination of the leader of movement of Mullah Akhtar Mansour. Earlier it was reported that Mansour was killed in an airstrike USA “in the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan” in the night from Friday to Saturday.

The bombing was attended by several American drones, their goal was a car of alleged militants. The elimination of militants was confirmed by the Prime Minister of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.

While Pakistani TV channel Samaa said that the air raids were killed a taxi driver and his passenger, and not Mullah Mansour. Denies the death of Mansur and Reuters, which refers to one of the representatives of the Taliban.

The Pentagon stated that it will report further on the details of this operation, which are now estimated.

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