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Haqqani’s son murdered in Islamabad

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Haqqani’s son murdered in Islamabad

Nov 11, 2013 - 14:17

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A son of the Haqqani Networkinfo-icon’s leader has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistaninfo-icon’s capital Islamabad, a militant leader said on Monday.

Jalaluddin Haqqani’s son, Dr. Nasiruddin Haqqani, was gunned down in front of his residence in Islamabad last night, a senior Talibaninfo-icon leader confided to Pajhwok Afghan News.

There was no immediate of claim of responsibility for the murder that happened in the Barakau area Barakau area, the source said, adding the attackers managed to escape on a motorbike.

Dr Nasir came under attack while returning home from a mosqueinfo-icon. His body has been dispatched to Miranshah for burial, scheduled later in the day.

He was in charge of political affairs of the militant outfit that has been engaged in an armed struggle against US-led foreign troops in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

In August 2012, another son of the top insurgent leader, Badruddin Haqqani, was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan.

Regarded as a fierce commander of the network, Badruddin was struck with missiles from the CIA-operated pilotless aircraft while leaving his hideout in Shawal Valley.




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