December 27, 2010 Special Dispatch No. 3475

Fadl Ahmed, Taliban's Deputy Official for Jihadist Activities in Afghanistan's Badakhshan Province, Reports about Taliban Operations against German Troops Present in the Province, Says: 'Infidels of All Sects and Creeds have Gathered and United to Strike the Muslim Ummah'

December 27, 2010
Afghanistan | Special Dispatch No. 3475

Fadl Ahmed bin Abdul Samad is the deputy official for the Taliban's jihadist activities in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province. Fadl Ahmed was born in Khashak Nadi village of the province's Kishim district. In a recent interview with the official website of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban's shadow government), Fadl Ahmed gave details about the Taliban's influence in the province.

In the interview, he also talked about how he joined the Islamic Emirate, stating: "I finished the early stage of my education in my village, and then I began to learn shari'a sciences, spending one year studying between my village and the district center at Kishim. I subsequently transferred abroad to Pakistan and spent eight years in different madrassas."


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