‘Al Qaeda still a threat 5 years after Osama death’
Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin laden was killed by helicopter-borne US forces in Abbottabad near Islamabad this day five years back.
Eng. Habib Kalemzai Wardak, Wolesi Jirga 2nd deputy speaker, said all Al Qaeda leaders escaped the Afghan territory after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan and sought shelter outside the Afghan borders.
Speaking to reporters here, the lawmaker said the US did not put pressure on Islamabad despite giving shelter to Osama.
Wolesi Jirga Secretary Abdul Rauf Inami said efforts to dismantle Al Qaeda had been made but wiping out the terrorist network from the world’s map was not an easy task.
He said Al Qaeda still posed a huge threat, although its leader was perished five years back.
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