Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in US Drone attack. This news is confirmed by Senior commander of Afghan Taliban. Mullah Abdul Rauf who recently got in harmony with Mansour over his ascending leadership,initially was opposing and was against him, has confirmed that by telling Associated Press that Mansour died in the strike this Friday in Afghanistan-Pakistan Area while the office of Afghan president has confirmed that strike took place but they can’t give conformation over Monsour’s death.
Mullah Monsour’s Death cab Have Positive Impact over Afghanistan
Abdullah the Chief Executive said that Monsour’s death is likely to have positive impact while trying to bring peace in Afghanistan where Taliban was raging his insurgency from 15 years. He said this speaking live on television as he chaired a Cabinet Meeting. He also said that Mansour was the main person who was preventing the Taliban in joining piece process. After the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar he took over the control over Taliban,and increased violence against common people and that too specially in Afghanistan.
Mansour also concealed about the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar for about 2 years. This news was revealed by Afghanistan’s government. In the name of Omar,Mullah ran Taliban until the revelation of Omar’s death.
Mullah Abdul Rauf was against Mullah Akhtar Mansour earlier, but decided to be in harmony with him and to be in affiliation with the movement. US department of Defence had said earlier that drone strike had targeted Mansour in a remote are of Afghanistan-Pakistan boarder region.
The drone strike had targeted the Mansour’s vehicle, in which their was Mansour and one other person present. Other sources confirmed that the other person was his driver named Muhammad Azam Hasanai. The vehicle carrying two people was completely destroyed in the drone strike.
Afghan government had accused Pakistan Government that they had supported and gave shelter to Afghan Taliban. Afghan officials spoke but on the condition that their names should not get revealed because they are not allowed to speak in the case to media, said that drone strike took place in Pakistan’s Baluchistan province in the Ahmad Wal Area.
Mullah Mansour got killed in a US Drone strike, This is confirmed by Senior Commender of Afghan.