More Reports Taliban Chief Mullah Omar Detained in Pakistan

Brad Thor first reported that Mullah Omar had been detained back on May 10th.Since that time there have been a number of additional reports that have trickled in, including this one today, from a popular Afghan TV channel.

An Afghan popular television channel Tolo citing Pakistani media reported Tuesday that Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar has been arrested in Pakistan.

Tolo also showed a picture of the one-eyed Mullah Omar without giving more details.

Meantime, a Taliban spokesman Qari Yusuf Ahmadi in talks with Xinhua via telephone from undisclosed location rejected the report as mere western propaganda, saying Taliban chief is free, and enjoys sound health and in full command of his fighters.

Previously, Taliban second-in-command Mullah Brather was arrested in Karachi city of Pakistan months ago.

Taliban militants have vowed to intensify activities against Afghan and NATO-led troops based in Afghanistan.

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