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Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor (Pashto: اختر محمد منصور Akhtar Muḥammad Manṣūr; pronounced or born probably in 1968) was the Emir (leader) of the Taliban, an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan also known as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (a recently created title).

On 21 May 2016, it was reported by a United States Department of Defense official that Mansour had been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan.

  • P. Tomsen – text published by PublicAffairs, November 25, 2013, 912 pages, ISBN: 1610394127
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