Leader of Haqqani network, Jalaluddin Haqqani dies

The Taliban have announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of Afghanistan’s Haqqani militant group – one of the most powerful and feared affiliates of the insurgency.
The Taliban said he died after “a long struggle with a disease”, according to the monitoring group Site.
According to the statement, Haqqani has been buried in Afghanistan.