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Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Has Died

Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Has Died. Mullah Omar, the Taliban regime in Afghanistan sheltered Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda for years before the attacks of September 11 have died, according to Afghan officials reported today.

Taliban Leader Mullah Omar Has Died

The offices of president and prime minister of Afghanistan offered no details on how or when Omar died. The announcement was made as Kabul and the Taliban to participate in a second round of peace talks this month. Last week, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Lone thanked Omar to support the peace talks, which began earlier this month in Pakistan, where they were supervised by the United States and Chinese representatives. US officials could not immediately confirm the death of Omar. The State Department is offering a reward of $ 10 million for information leading to it. yahoo

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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