July 20th, 2011
09:03 AM ET

Taliban: We were hacked

A Taliban spokesman says the group's phones and website were hacked, and text messages sent out saying their reclusive Afghan leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead - a claim the group has denied.

Omar is alive and the reports "are just propaganda against our leader and our mission," spokesman Zabihullah Nujahid told CNN.

NATO said it has no operational knowledge of Omar's condition or whereabouts. FULL POST

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