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Former Jihadi commander dead in Kapisa landmine blast

Former Jihadi commander dead in Kapisa landmine blast

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Feb 15, 2015 - 17:35

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): A leading former Jihadiinfo-icon commander Farooq and his body guard were killed in a landmine blast in central Kapisa province on Sunday, the acting governor said.

Mehrabuddin Sapi confirmed Farooq died in Kohband district in a roadside blast. Police had started investigations to know who was behind his killing, Sapi added.

But a resident of the locality wishing to go unnamed said Talibaninfo-icon were behind his killing. However, no group so far claimed credit for the attack.

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