Mullah Akhtar Mansour
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Afghan Taliban chief Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has probably been killed in a US air strike, US officials say.

He and another male combatant were targeted as they rode in a vehicle in a remote area of Pakistan close to the Afghan border, the officials said.

The Pentagon has confirmed it targeted Mansour in strikes but said it was still assessing the results.

Kirsty Johansen reports.

  • 22 May 2016
  • From the section Asia
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