Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Confirming the identity of Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike in Balochistan’s Naushki district, Pakistan Foreign Office said that the body has been handed over to the heirs of the slain Afghan Taliban leader.


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According to the FO spokesperson, a relative of Mullah Mansour reached Pakistan from Afghanistan and demanded the body of the Taliban commander.

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His identity as Taliban leader was confirmed after a DNA test, the FO spokesman added.