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Big blow to Islamic Emirate, Taliban leader Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani killed in suicide attack

A major Taliban leader was killed in a bomb blast in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Thursday. The ’s deputy spokesman, , confirmed the death of . Karimi said, “It is with great sadness that the country’s leading academic figure, , has embraced martyrdom in a brutal enemy attack.

He said Rahimullah Haqqani was a ‘great personality’. Karimi said so far no organization has claimed responsibility for the attack. He further said that in Afghanistan so far terrorists of the Islamic State group are targeting Taliban and civilians. In fact, the attack took place in a religious seminary in the capital of Afghanistan, when a man detonated it with explosives hidden in his plastic prosthetic leg.

Let us tell you that Rahimullah Haqqani has been attacked in the past, in which he was seriously injured. He was attacked in October 2020. This is the third time Haqqani has been attacked. In 2013, his convoy was attacked by gunmen on Peshawar’s Ring Road, but he managed to escape safely.

was a resident of Pachir Aw Agam district of Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border. Rahimullah Haqqani graduated from Darul Uloom Haqqaniyah in Pakistan, an Islamic university long associated with the Taliban.

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