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Afghan Government Says Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Died in 2013

The government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan said Wednesday that Mullah Mohammad Omar, leader of the Taliban died in April 2013 in Pakistan. A government statement said the findings were based on "credible information." "He was very sick in a Karachi hospital and died suspiciously there," said Abdul Hassib Seddiqi, the spokesman for Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security. President Ashraf Ghani's office...

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