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Taliban to Investigate Ayman al-Zawahiri Death

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The Taliban have said they are investigating the US claim that al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a US drone strike in Kabul this week.

  • The US claim he was killed by a missile fired from a drone on Sunday while he stood on his balcony in Kabul.
  • "The government and the leadership wasn’t aware of what is being claimed, nor any trace there," according to a Taliban representative, adding "Investigation is underway now to find out about the veracity of the claim,".
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The Taliban have said they are investigating the US claim that al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a US drone strike in Kabul this week.

  • The US claim he was killed by a missile fired from a drone on Sunday while he stood on his balcony in Kabul.
  • "The government and the leadership wasn’t aware of what is being claimed, nor any trace there," according to a Taliban representative, adding "Investigation is underway now to find out about the veracity of the claim,".