Taliban leader and founder Mullah Omar killed in Pakistan
In Pakistan, killed the leader of the Islamist movement ” Taliban , “Mohammed Omar, said the agency “Xinhua” referring to the Afghan private TV channel, TOLO. Details about the circumstances of the destruction of Mullah Omar,was not reported. Presumably, Mullah Omar was killed in Pakistan on the road from the city of Quetta in the province of North Waziristan. An anonymous source in the power circles of Pakistan confirmed to Xinhua the destruction of the Taliban leader, but did not disclose any other information about the circumstances of the death of Mullah Omar.
Meanwhile, a security official confirmed the killing, saying, ” It is correct that Mullah Omar has been killed.”The official emphasized that Mullah Omar was killed inside Pakistan.
Taliban militants fighting Afghan and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan have yet to make comment. However, it did not provide details on how he was killed and by whom
ITAR-TASS reported with reference to the Japanese news agency Kyodo, “noted that the representative of the Taliban denied reports about the death of Mullah Omar.
Mohammed Omar is the founder of the Taliban. From 1996 to 2001 he headed the Supreme Council of Afghanistan. It is known that he was about 50 years old.In U.S. Mullah Omar was wanted for involvement in harboring Osama bin Laden and other members of ” Al-Qaeda . ” Bin Laden himself was liquidated on the night of May 2, 2011 during a special operation of the U.S. military in Pakistan.