Mullah Omar’s Son Assassinated: Report

KABUL: The son of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has reportedly been killed, sections of the Afghan media reported today.

“Mullah Yaqub, the son of Mullah Omar, was killed a couple of days ago,” the Daily Outlook reported quoting lawmaker Zahir Qadir.

Mullah Yaqub, according to Qadir, had attempted to succeed his father to lead Taliban fighters but was mysteriously assassinated by Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor, who has already been appointed by his supporters to lead the Taliban group.

  • UCSPanther

    You could say the spawn of the Taliban’s late Grand Cyclops has finally joined his old man, apparently at the hands of his fellow Jihadis.

    They deserve each other…

    • blazingjewhair

      I see you made your disqus account private- I miss not being able to follow your assinine comments all over the internets

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The rules of succession over the last 1400 years have held up remarkably well.

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  • pike bishop

    This is like what the successor to Cecil’s pride did. Some housekeeping.