PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Airstrike may have killed Taliban commander

Clip: 01/23/2019 | 3m 59s

In our Wednesday news wrap, Afghan intelligence says the Taliban commander who orchestrated Monday’s deadly attack on a security complex has been killed in an airstrike. The Taliban dispute the claim. Also, Pope Francis arrived in Panama, kicking off a Central American tour during which he is expected to address thousands of youth and speak out against the impulse to view migrants with fear.

Aired: 01/23/19

Rating: NR

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