Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant group the Haqqani network, in 1998. File photo: AP

Founder of Afghanistan Haqqani network, ex-US ally turned fierce enemy, has died

Jalaluddin Haqqani rose to prominence as a guerilla leader in the US-backed campaign against Soviet forces occupying Afghanistan but later allied himself with the Taliban, fighting American troops

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Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant group the Haqqani network, in 1998. File photo: AP
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