Suicide bomber kills top Taliban ideologue & anti-ISIS cleric Rahimullah Haqqani

A senior Taliban cleric known for his fiery speeches against the jihadist Islamic State (IS) group was killed Thursday by a suicide bomber at his madrassa in the Afghan capital. Rahimullah Haqqani had survived at least two previous assassination attempts -- including one in Pakistan in October 2020. Government spokesman Bilal Karimi confirmed his death "in an attack carried out by a cowardly enemy", but did not offer further details. Watch the video.

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