Mullah Fazlullah not killed yet, admit top Pak security officials

May 29th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): A day after the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Information Minister Iftikhar Hussain claimed that Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in a military operation being carried out in the Valley, top security officials have denied the report.

Senior security officials claimed that all the militant commanders including Mullah Fazlulah would be either killed or arrested by the Army, The News reports.

Earlier, announcing a whopping four million rupees bounty on Fazlullah, Hussain had said that the Army has confirmed the deaths of several top militant commanders.

The NWFP government has also announced cash reward for the arrest of 21 other Taliban commanders.

It has also announced an additional bounty of four million rupees for the arrest of Haji Muslim Khan, and five million rupees for Taliban’s Naib Ameer Shah Doran. (ANI)

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