At least 12 people have been killed, and a further 50 people kidnapped, by suspected Taliban militants, in a series of attacks, on highways, in Afghanistan. Advertisements
Mullah Akhtar Mansour
The leader of the Afghan Taliban has likely been killed, following a US drone strike targeting him, in a remote region just inside neighbouring Pakistan.
Taliban leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, has reportedly been seriously wounded, following a shootout, between senior members of the movement, in Pakistan.