Afghan Taliban announce new leader, confirm Mullah Mansour’s death

Maulvi-Hebatullah-Akhundzada

Kabul : The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday confirmed the death of their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike, and announced their new successor as the chief of the militant group, Afghan media reported.A statement by the Taliban said that Maulvi Hebatullah Akhundzada has been appointed the successor of Mullah Mansour. He was unanimously voted by the leadership.NewsS

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