ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban refuted the BBC claim of Mullah Umar’s Death on Wednesday.
Earlier on Wednesday, the BBC claimed that Taliban Leader Mullah Umar has died, by quoting the confirmation report from Afghan government and intelligence source.
The official statement by the Afghan Taliban refuted BBC claim, said,”The news about Mullah Umar’s death is a conspiracy against Taliban.”, English daily reported.
Mullah born in 1960 in the village of Chah-i-Himmat, in Kandahar provine, he received his primary education from Seminary, according to Taliban.
He took part in Soviet invasion in Afghanistan in 1980s.
Mullah Omar was head of state during the period of 1996-2001. After US attack on Afghanistan in aftermath of 9/11, he has been in the hiding.
The US State Department had fixed $10 million head money on Mullah Omar.