Taliban confirms leader’s death, names successor and two deputies

The Taliban terrorist organization confirmed the death of its leader Mullah Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan. The new leader is Haibatullah Akhunzada, and his deputies are Sirajuddin Haqaani and Mullah Yaqoob, the Taliban said. 

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