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Taliban cleric killed in blast in Kabul: officials

A prominent Taliban cleric, Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, was killed in an attack in a seminary in Kabul when the attacker detonated explosives hidden in a plastic artificial leg on Thursday, according to officials and Taliban sources.

A Taliban fighter stands guard in the Shiite neighbourhood of Dasht-e-Barchi, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 7, 2022. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP)

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