US offers $30 mln in search for Haqqani leaders

Pakistani policemen stand guard near a destroyed Islamic seminary belonging to the Haqqani network after a US drone strike in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on November 21, 2013The United States offered a total $30 million Wednesday in return for information on key leaders of the feared Haqqani militant network, blamed for numerous bloody attacks in Afghanistan. “The Department has authorized rewards of up to $5 million each for information leading to the location of Aziz Haqqani, Khalil al-Rahman Haqqani, Yahya Haqqani, and Abdul Rauf Zakir,” the State Department said in a statement. It also increased its previous reward offer of up to $5 million for information on the group’s leader, Sirajuddin Haqqani, to up to $10 million.

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