Senior Haqqani network commander killed in Islamabad: Taliban sources

AFP , Monday 11 Nov 2013

A senior member of the Haqqani militant network, seen as one of the biggest threats to US-led forces in Afghanistan, has been shot dead in Islamabad, Taliban sources said Monday.

Unknown gunmen attacked Nasiruddin Haqqani, the son of the group's founder, on the edge of the Pakistani capital on Sunday evening.

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