Pakistani Intelligence Sheltering Taliban Leader
Mullah Omar hiding in Karachi: US sources
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 20, 2009 6:50 PM CST
Pakistani intelligence services are helping Taliban leader Mullah Omar hide out in the port city of Karachi, US intelligence sources tell the Washington Times.   (Wikimedia Commons)
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(Newser) – Pakistan’s intelligence service is secretly sheltering the Taliban’s top leader, US intelligence sources tell the Washington Times—helping Mullah Omar escape from the town of Quetta, along the Afghanistan border, to the port city of Karachi, deep within Pakistan. The sources say Mullah Omar is leading a new senior leadership council in Karachi, which the US and Pakistan have yet to target in their counter-terror campaigns.