Pakistan Taliban denies death of Mullah Omar

Last Updated: Mon, May 23, 2011 08:26 hrs

Islamabad: The Pakistani Taliban on Monday said that news reports stating that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar had been killed in Pakistan were not true, Geo TV reported.

"Tahreek-e-Taliban has strongly denied that Mulla Omar was killed, while he was on his way from Quetta to Waziristan, as claimed by the Afghan intelligence agency and a section of the media reported," Geo TV said.

Earlier reports quoted Afghan intelligence officials as saying that Mullah Omar was killed in Pakistan, but did not provide any details. 

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