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Pakistani Taliban Leader Reportedly Killed In Drone Strike

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Pakistani Taliban Leader Reportedly Killed In Drone Strike
A spokesperson for the Afghan Defense Ministry told several media outlets that Mullah Fazlullah was killed in Thursday's strike in Afghanistan.
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Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah has reportedly been killed by a U.S.-Afghan drone strike.

A spokesperson for the Afghan Defense Ministry told several media outlets Fazlullah was killed in Thursday's strike in Afghanistan.

Fazlullah was chosen to be chief of the Pakistani Taliban in 2013 after its previous leader was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

He's believed to have ordered several brutal attacks, including the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai.