‘Father of Taliban’ Mullah Sami ul-Haq killed in Pakistan: deputy

FILE PHOTO: Maulana Sami-ul Haq, a Pakistani cleric and head of Darul Uloom Haqqania, an Islamic seminary and alma mater of several Taliban leaders, talks during an interview with Reuters at his house in Akora Khattak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province September 14, 2013. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo

PESHAWAR, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Muslim cleric Sami ul-Haq, known as the “Father of the Taliban” for having taught some of the Afghan Islamist movement’s leaders, was found killed on Friday in Pakistan, a relative and his deputy said. Unknown attackers killed the cleric, who ran an Islamic seminary in northwestern Pakistan and was seen as […]

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