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Taliban Rejects Reports Leader Wounded in Firefight

Afghanistan’s Taliban has rejected widespread reports its leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, was attacked and wounded in a firefight earlier this week. Officials in neighboring Pakistan, where the alleged incident happened, also have said they are not aware of it.   Afghan intelligence sources and Sultan Faizi, a spokesman for Afghan First Vice President Abdul Rasheed Dostum, had reported on Wednesday that Mansoor was hurt and several of his fighters were killed in the alleged clash at...

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