Reports: Afghan Taliban supreme leader Mullah Omar dead

July 29, 2015 10:28 AM

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Mullah Omar, the reclusive supreme leader of the Afghan Taliban, has died, local media, the BBC and the Pakistani newspaper The Express Tribune reported Wednesday, citing Afghan officials.

The Express Tribune said a former Afghan Taliban minister and current leadership council member, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told it that Omar died two years and four months ago from Tuberculosis.

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