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Maulana Samiul Haq, ‘godfather of Taliban’ assassinated in Rawalpindi


Maulana Samiul Haq
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Maulana Samiul Haq

Prominent Pakistani minister Maulana Samiul Haq, who was also famous as a godfather of Taliban, was killed in a gun conflict in a castle city of Rawalpindi on Friday, according to media reports.

Haq, 82, was a conduct of a Islamic eremite seminary Darul Uloom Haqqania in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Akora Khattak city and also a arch of a hardline domestic celebration Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Sami (JUI-S), a Geo News reported. 

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He was killed by unclear enemy in a residence where he was staying, his son was quoted as observant by a report. 

JUI-S’s Peshawar boss also reliable Haq’s genocide following an assassination try in Rawalpindi. 

Initially there were opposing reports about how Haq was killed. Some Pakistani media had reported that he was killed in a gun attack. 

Haq’s son has simplified that a minister was pounded with knife. 

Mulana Abdul Majid Hazarwi, a tighten associate of Haq, also reliable that he was pounded with knife.

So far, no outfit has claimed a shortcoming of a killing. 

Haq was inaugurated twice to Pakistan’s council on Islami Jamhoori Itehad ticket.

He was also a authority of a Difa-e-Pakistan Council — an powerful bloc of some-more than 40 groups, including Hafeez Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD) and a criminialized Sipah-e-Sahaba.

Haq’s madrassa in Akora Khattak is famous for carrying several tip Afghan Taliban leaders among a alumni, including Mullah Omar who had perceived an titular doctorate from a seminary.

Haqqani Network owner Jalaluddin Haqqani, Al-Qaeda in a Indian Subcontinent (AIQS) personality Asim Umar and slain Afghan Taliban arch Mullah Akhtar Mansoor were also among a alumni of a seminary that is dubbed as a “University of Jihad”.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Minister of State for Interior, Sheryar Afridi, cursed Haq’s murdering and said, “The domestic and eremite services of a Mualana will be remembered forever.” 

Maulana Fazlur Rehman, arch of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam- Fazl (JUI-F), also cursed a attack. “I am with a family of a Maulana during this formidable hour,” he said

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