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The terrorist of the active terrorist group Haqqani Network in Afghanistan died after a prolonged illness of Jalaluddin Haqqani. The Afghan Taliban declared it.
According to the BBC report, Jalaluddin Haqqani was a big terrorist in Afghanistan and had close relations with the Taliban and Al Qaeda. The Afghan Taliban said in a statement, “They faced many difficulties in the youth for the religion of Allah and they had to suffer a long illness in their later years due to their health.”
The founder of the Haqqani network, Jalaluddin Haqqani, is dead, announced Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid
— ANI Digital (@ani_digital) September 4, 2018
There is no information about the place and date of his death in this statement. The Haqqani network has been behind many attacks over Afghanistan and NATO forces in the past few years. It is believed that his son Sirajuddin Haqqani took charge of the faction in 2001. Rumors about the death of Haqqani have spread for many years. Close sources of the Haqqani network told the BBC in 2015 that their death had been done a year ago. This has never been confirmed
Dread is Haqqani Network
Haqqani network based in Pakistan is a deadly terrorist organization which is believed to be responsible for the death of 90% of the people killed in Eastern Afghanistan due to terrorism. Along with being involved in many attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Haqqani network is also said to be responsible for the killings of American soldiers.
In January this year, the US had carried out drone strikes on militant hideouts on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. In this attack, three terrorists including Haqqani network’s top commander Ehsan Khawri were killed. Two missiles were fired from the American drone. This attack was done near the Hangu district. The American drone targeted a house of Afghan refugees near Spen Thal in northern Waziristan. Where these terrorists were staying.
What is Haqqani Network?
Haqqani Network attacks terrorists in Afghanistan. A special target of these attacks is made by US-led NATO soldiers and the Afghan government. This network runs its activity from Afghanistan. Its base is also in Afghanistan, but there have been allegations that it enjoys the patronage of the ISI of Pakistan’s intelligence agency.
Though Pakistani dictators call Haqqani as Afghan extremist group but its roots have spread in Pakistan. The US has been presenting this extremist organization as a threat for a long time and has been accusing it of having relations with terrorist organizations like al-Qaida and Taliban. Haqqani is also accused of having several bomb blasts in eastern Afghanistan and Kabul.