10 Apr '15, 3am

Haqqani Network promotes suicide, IED attacks, and ambushes in ‘Caravan of Heroes’

Haqqani Network promotes suicide, IED attacks, and ambushes in ‘Caravan of Heroes’

An up-armored vehicle is flipped in a Haqqani Network IED attack. The Haqqani Network promoted suicide bombings, IED attacks, and ambushes that targeted Coalition and Afghan forces throughout eastern Afghanistan in a video that was recently released on Voice of Jihad, the official news outlet of the Afghan Taliban. One of the suicide bombers likely was a Uigher from China. The video, which is titled ‘Caravan of Heroes’ and was published on April 5, was produced by Manba al Jihad Studio, the media arm of the Haqqani Network, a subgroup of the Taliban that is closely linked to al Qaeda. Manba al Jihad Studio has release other Haqqani Network productions on Voice of Jihad in the past, including a video of a Haqqani training camp in 2011 , a video that detailed the 2012 suicide assault on Forward Operating Base Salerno , and the confirmation of the death of Badruddin Haqqani i...

Full article: http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2015/04/haqqani-ne...

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