NEW YORK – American media house, Voice of America (VoA) denied the rumors of Mullah Omar’s death.
Death of Taliban’s supreme leader Mullah Omar became million dollar question. VoA claimed that senior leader of Afghan Taliban contacted VoA and denied the reports regarding Mullah Omar’s death.
He claimed that the “group’s leader “is very much alive” and the rumors of his death are aimed at drawing out the reclusive leader.”
Official of Afghan government said that they are investigating the death of Mullah Omar’s death.
Earlier, British news channel, BBC claimed that Mullah Omar died 2 to 3 years ago. Reports of Mullah Omar’s death also surfaces in the past
After the news published on BBC, Afghan Taliban also announced the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar.
Pakistani media also broadcast the news regarding the death of Taliban’s commander and claimed that Afghan Taliban also announced the death of Mullah Omar.
U.S has set USD 10 million bounty on Mullah Omar