PESHAWAR - The chief financier of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network, one of
the most feared groups fighting US-led forces in Afghanistan, has been shot
dead in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, militant sources told Reuters on
Nasiruddin Haqqani was a son of Jalaluddin Haqqani, a veteran
guerrilla commander from southeast Afghanistan who rose to prominence battling
occupying Soviet forces in the 1980s.