Taliban Commander Maulana Fazlullah is now a Global Terrorist.
Pakistan Taliban Commander Mullah FazlullahCreative Commons

Pakistani security officials have expressed doubt over the latest reports of Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah's death that emerged on Monday. 

Some sections of the media reported on Monday that Fazlullah had been killed in a drone strike in the Nangarhar region of Afghanistan. 

However, Pakistani officials have said that the terrorist's last known position was not in Nangarhar at all, according to Dawn

"We are trying to verify these reports. The last we heard about him was that he was in Kunar and not in Nangarhar," a senior security official told the newspaper. 

This is not the first time that reports have claimed the death of Maulana Fazlullah, head of the Pakistan wing of the Taliban -- Tehreek-e-Taliban, and one of the most dreaded terrorists. 

Similar reports appeared in December 2014 and even in March last year, which were never confirmed by authorities. 

Fazullah, also known as 'Radio Mullah' for his radio sermons in Pakistan's Swat valley, was said to be behind the Peshawar school massacre in December 2014. 

He was also behind the attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012. 

In january 2015, the United States State Department declared Mullah Fazullah as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist'