Haqqani leader Nasiruddin Haqqani killed by unknown gunmen in Pakistan

KABUL: (MEP) – According to recent reports, unknown gunmen have shot dead a senior Haqqani Network leader, Nasiruddin Haqqani in Pakistan’s capital city of Islamabad.

Nasiruddin Haqqani, son of Haqqani Network’s top leader, Jalaluddin Haqqani was shot dead near his house in Islamabad late Sunday night, an Afghan intelligence official speaking on the condition of anonymity said, khaama reported.

Nasiruddin Haqqani is a key financier and emissary of the network and was placed on terrorists list by US Department of State in July 2010.

Sources from the Taliban group and Pakistani intelligence quoted by local media agencies have confirmed that Nasiruddin Haqqani was shot dead in Islam.

The sources have further added that the dead body of Nasiruddin Haqqani has been taken to Miranshah where he will be buried.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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