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Unconfirmed Reports of Afghan Taliban Leader’s Death

The fate of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour remained unclear Friday, two days after Afghan authorities alleged he was wounded in a gunfight during a meeting of militant commanders in neighboring Pakistan. “Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour died of injuries,” Sultan Faizy, a spokesman for the first vice president of Afghanistan said in a Twitter posted late Thursday.   Faizy informed media, including VOA on Wednesday about the alleged firefight that he said took place near...

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