Taliban cleric Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani killed in suicide blast in Kabul

Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, one of many distinguished Taliban clerics, was killed in an explosion at a faculty in a district of the Afghanistan capital, Kabul, on Thursday.

Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani. (Image credit: Twitter/@TOLOnews)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani was killed in an explosion at a faculty
  • Bilal Karimi, the deputy spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, confirmed his dying
  • However, it was not instantly clear who was behind the blast

Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, one of many distinguished Taliban clerics, was killed in an explosion at a faculty in a district of the Afghan capital on Thursday.

Bilal Karimi, the deputy spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, confirmed his dying, as reported by TOLO information.

A tweet by TOLO information learn, “Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, one of the religious scholars, was killed in an explosion in his school. Bilal Karimi, the deputy spokesman of the Islamic Emirate, has confirmed the death of Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani. It is said that this religious scholar was killed in an explosion in his school in Kabul.”

The assault had taken place in a non secular seminary within the Afghan capital when a person who had beforehand misplaced his leg had detonated explosives hidden in a plastic synthetic leg.

However, it was not instantly clear who was behind the blast.

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