Kabul, Afghanistan, where a senior Taliban cleric has been killed by a suicide bomber. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kabul, Afghanistan, where a senior Taliban cleric has been killed by a suicide bomber. Photo: EPA-EFE

Top Afghan cleric killed by bomb hidden inside artificial leg

  • The attack, which took place at a religious school, was carried out by a suicide bomber who detonated explosives hidden in his plastic artificial leg
  • The senior cleric, known for his fiery speeches against the jihadist Islamic State group, had survived at least two previous assassination attempts

Kabul, Afghanistan, where a senior Taliban cleric has been killed by a suicide bomber. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kabul, Afghanistan, where a senior Taliban cleric has been killed by a suicide bomber. Photo: EPA-EFE
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