Abdul Fatah Haqqani

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Abdul Fatah Haqqani
عبدالفتاح حقاني
Citizenship Afghanistan

Abdul Fatah Haqqani (عبدالفتاح حقاني; died April 19, 2011) was a citizen of Afghanistan who was held in the Bagram Internment Facility, and was subsequently killed by US forces.[1][2][3]

He was killed on April 19, 2011, by a precision air strike in Burkah district, Baghlan Province.[1][2][3] The US claimed he commanded both Taliban forces, and elements of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Forces Kill Insurgent Commander in Afghanistan". Washington, DC: US Department of Defense. 2011-04-19. http://archive.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=63605. Retrieved 2016-01-25. "Mullah Abdul Fatah Haqqani commanded and trained foreign fighters in support of Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan terrorist operations. He also purchased weapons and explosive devices for the terrorist groups, officials said." 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "ISAF Joint Command morning operational update". DVIDSHUB. 2011-04-18. https://www.dvidshub.net/news/68950/isaf-joint-command-morning-operational-update#.Vqb1WVKoMWA. Retrieved 2016-01-25. "ISAF today confirmed Mullah Abdul Fatah Haqqani was killed during an airstrike in Burkah district, Baghlan province, yesterday. Haqqani supported both the Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan networks by commanding and controlling foreign fighter facilitation and insurgent training for Baghlan province. He was responsible for overseeing the purchase of weapons and explosive devices for Taliban insurgents, supporting numerous attacks against Afghan and coalition forces throughout the area." 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bill Roggio (2011-04-19). "Taliban/IMU commander killed in airstrike in Afghan north". Long War Journal. http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2011/04/talibanimu_commander.php. Retrieved 2016-01-25. "Haqqani is the second IMU commander who has been killed or captured during raids in Baghlan since April 17."