Who is Afghanistan Sirajuddin Haqqani Who's On FBI Most Wanted List?

10 Sep, 2021 10:13 IST|Sakshi Post

According to the US FBI, the new Afghanistan Cabinet Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani is a most wanted terrorist.

FBI Most Wanted List: Sirajuddin Haqqani, a long-time terror suspect with a $10 million reward on his head, has been named the interim Taliban government in Afghanistan's new Interior Minister.

During the 20-year battle with the West, he and his group, the Haqqani Network, have been accused of carrying out some of the worst assaults.

Afghanistan's Sirajuddin Haqqani - In Brief

  • According to the FBI, Haqqani was born in the 1970s.
  • Jalaluddin Haqqani established the Haqqani Network.
  • The FBI's most-wanted list includes Haqqani.
  • The Haqqani Network is suspected of being behind many fatal strikes.
  • The Taliban and the Haqqani Network are considered separate organisations' by the US.
  • The Taliban names the first members of its interim government.
  • Afghanistan's new interim Prime Minister is Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund.
  • His deputy is Abdul Ghani Baradar.
  • In addition, the interim Defense Minister will be Mullah Yaqoob, the son of slain Taliban co-founder Mullah Omar.
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