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BBC News: Senior Afghan Taliban leader dead

February 13, 2012

The Afghan Taliban have announced the death of one of their most senior former leaders, Mullah Obaidullah.

He served as defence minister in the Taliban government before its overthrow in 2001 and as a prominent military commander afterwards.

First arrested in 2007, he was being held in prison in Karachi.

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    February 13, 2012 20:13

    The death of a senior Afghan taliban, even with human sentiments for a died man, signify or may signify a disorientation, even if for a little time, of terroristic organization.
    Surely others will replace him, but on this mokent we may act to determine a disruption on their activity and a disruption beetween insurgent.
    claudio Alpaca

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