29 May '16, 3pm

#Afghan forces kill 2 top #Taliban in Uruzgan province

Related Officials: Afghan authorities foil Kabul attack, kill bomber Afghan authorities shot and killed a suicide bomber believed to be a member of the deadly Haqqani network,before he reached his target, officials said Saturday. Mansour strike highlights tense US-Pakistan relations The killing of the Taliban’s top leader by U.S. drones on Pakistani soil could signal that Washington is finally running out of patience over Islamabad’s failure to crack down on Afghan insurgents who use Pakistan as a sanctuary. Taliban confirm Mansour’s death, appoint new supreme leader The Taliban have confirmed the death of their supreme leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, and announced the appointment of his successor. Afghans claim top Taliban official in Helmand killed The Taliban’s “shadow governor” in southern Helmand province was killed in an airstrike, Afghan authorities announced Tuesday...

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