Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
New+Afghan+Taliban+leader+chosen+
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 11:00
New Afghan Taliban leader chosen
36

Shares
4,414

Views

Afghan Taliban has confirmed that former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week. A successor was appointed, it said.

According to a statement by the group the new leader is Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada who was a deputy to Mansour.

He was chosen at a special Taliban leaders’ meeting.

Mansour was killed in Pakistan on Saturday in a U.S. airstrike.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,342 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,392 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,261 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,265 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
893 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
53,060 Views
Top