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Jamaat-ul-Ahrar commander killed in Nangarhar

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar commander killed in Nangarhar

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Mar 13, 2015 - 11:12

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Pakistani militant commander has been killed along with an associate in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, BBC Urdu reported.

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Tehreek-i-Talibaninfo-icon Pakistaninfo-icon splinter group, identified the commander as Maulana Shakeel Ahmed Haqqani, alias Qari Shakeel.

He was killed along with Dr Tariq Ali, alias Abu Obaidah al-Islamabadi, the group said, blaming the Inter Services Intelligence (ISIinfo-icon) for their deaths.

According to the BBC report, the two men were killed in Nangarhar. Maulana Haqqani was a key commander of Jamaat-al-Ahrar who had been blamed for high-profile attacks in Mohmand agency.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

 

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