Pakistan: 'All indicators' confirm US killed Taliban leader

Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was traveling under a false name with fake Pakistani identity documents when he was killed by a U.S. drone strike last week, the foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan's prime minister said Thursday.

At a news conference in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, Sartaj Aziz said authorities were awaiting DNA test results, after which Mansour's body will be handed over to his relatives.

But "all indicators" at present point that it was Mansour, Aziz added.

He spoke a day after the Taliban announced that the group's council of leaders — at a meeting, presumably in Pakistan — had unanimously selected Mullah Haibatullah...