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Taliban's Rahimullah Haqqani Killed In Suicide Blast Claimed By ISIS

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Taliban's Rahimullah Haqqani Killed In Suicide Blast Claimed By ISIS

A senior Taliban cleric known for his fiery speeches against the ISIS was killed Thursday at his madrassa in the Afghan capital in a suicide attack claimed by the jihadist group Rahimullah Haqqani, who had recently spoken publicly in favour of girls being allowed to attend school, had survived at least two previous assassination attempts -- including one in Pakistan in October 2020.The madrassa of Sheikh Rahimullah was targeted today and as a result he and one of his brothers were martyred," Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran told AFP, adding that three others were wounded in the blast.Zadran had earlier said that only Haqqani was killed and four others wounded.Government spokesman Bilal Karimi confirmed his death "in an attack carried out by a cowardly enemy", but did not offer further details.

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