Despite consistent pressure on Kunduz over the past six months, its collapse was unexpected. But it happened and shocked the nation.
Mullah Omar is dead, once again. This is probably the third time in the last five years that news of the Taliban supremo's death surfaced in the media. Taliban in Quetta moved with remarkable speed to announce that they had appointed a successor, before most members of the movement had even absorbed the news of Omar's death.
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