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Mansour’s body handed over to relatives in Afghanistan

Mansour’s body handed over to relatives in Afghanistan

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May 31, 2016 - 18:39

PESHAWAR (Pajhwok): The body of Talibaninfo-icon leader Mullahinfo-icon Akhtar Mansour, who was killed in a US drone strike in Balochistan this month, has been handed over to his heirs in Afghanistaninfo-icon after completion of DNA tests, Pakistaninfo-icon’s interior minister said on Tuesday.

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said in a statement the body of Mansour was "handed over to heirs in Afghanistan after legal requirements were met. “The government has arrested suspects, including senior officials, who facilitated Mansour in acquiring a Pakistani identity card.”

On Sunday, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior had said that it had been confirmed through DNA test that the second person killed in the drone attack was former chief of Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mansour.

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