Afghan leaders see Taliban leader’s death as hopeful sign

FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, shows Taliban leader Mullah Mansour. The U.S. conducted an airstrike Saturday, May 21, 2016, against the Taliban leader the Pentagon said, and a U.S. official said Mansour was believed to have been killed. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said the attack occurred in a remote region along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. He said the U.S. was studying the results of the attack. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior commander with the Afghan Taliban says the militant group’s leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in a U.S. drone strike.

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