Taliban say investigating US claim of killing Al Qaeda leader

Gulf Today

The Taliban are investigating a US “claim” that al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri was killed in a US drone strike in Kabul, a Taliban official said on Thursday, indicating the group’s leadership were not aware of his presence there.

The United States killed Zawahiri with a missile fired from a drone while he stood on a balcony at his Kabul hideout on Sunday, US officials said, in the biggest blow to the militants since Osama Bin Laden was shot dead more than a decade ago…


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