Taliban resolve successor dispute

    Taliban resolve successor dispute

    Sept.17, Kabul: Late Taliban leader Mullah Omar’s relatives have backed his successor resolving a dispute that had threatened to split the AfghanTaliban.

    The group said that Omar's eldest son and brother swore allegiance to Mullah Akhtar Mansour on Tuesday - and the movement was now united.

    Appointment of Mansour had angered some Taliban leaders, but the present step have consolidated the new leaders place after weeks of uncertainty. 

    The Oslo Times


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