LONDON: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still
not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US
He spoke to media after arriving in London, the
prime minister however confirmed that he had received a phone call from
US Secretary of State John Kerry, reports Geo.
Kerry had informed
him about the drone attack, he added, but maintained that he was
informed about the strike after it had been conducted.
"Afterwards, I spoke with the army chief as well," he said.
Sharif also said that the foreign office's statement was a protest against the drone attack.
the Pakistani Foreign Ministry has said that a passport found at the
site of a US drone attack targeting Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar
Mansour bears the name of a Pakistani man named Wali Muhammad.
purported passport holder was believed to have returned to Pakistan
from Iran on May 21, the day of the drone strike targeting Mansour.
One of the charred bodies has been identified as a local taxi driver but the badly burnt second body was yet to be.
The ministry spokesman called the attack a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty.