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Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

04 Sep 2018 Japan Times Japan Times

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday. Jalaluddin Haqqani, whose son Sirajuddin Haqqani now heads the brutal group and is also the Taliban's deputy ...

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U.S. commando dies after explosion in southern Afghanistan

U.S. commando dies after explosion in southern Afghanistan

29 Aug 2018 Japan Times Japan Times

An Army special forces soldier has died from wounds he received earlier this month in Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province, the Defense Department said Monday. Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, of Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sunday at a hospital in Germany. He was wounded when ...