Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Is The Leadership Of The Taliban In Disaray? Reports Are Saying That Mullah Omar's Son Has Taken Charge

Times Of India: Mullah Omar's son takes charge of Taliban

KABUL: Mullah Yaqoob, the son of Mullah Omar--founder of Afghan Taliban, has taken over as interim commander following disagreements among members of the group over the leadership, after a number of senior Taliban operatives fell ill to coronavirus, according to Afghan sources.

"Mullah Yaqoob (son of mullah Omar) has taken reins of Taliban movement and leading it currently. Taliban leadership is in disarray due to emerging disagreements. Several leaders are infected with COVID-19. Some members of the political office in Doha have been removed & will be sent back to Pakistan," Rahmatullah Nabil, former Director of National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghanistan, said in a tweet.

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Update: Did the Coronavirus Kill the Taliban's Supreme Leader? (Foreign Policy)

WNU Editor: A lot of rumours are being spread around, and the Taliban are not denying them.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Omar was a flat, languid, lazy fuck. It is easy to do the math.