Taliban create special unit to avenge Osama killing

Last Updated: Thu, May 05, 2011 02:49 hrs

Kabul: The Taliban have created a special unit in Afghanistan to avenge the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, an outfit commander in Afghanistan told Al Jazeera.

'We have created a special unit to avenge the martyr Sheikh Osama bin Laden,' Dawran Safi told the satellite TV channel.

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'We will take forward his standard and wage war against foreigners and their agents,' Safi said in an interview from the Afghan capital.

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