"Father of Taliban" Mullah Sami ul-Haq shot dead in Pakistani city - deputy
Unknown attackers shot the prominent cleric, who runs an Islamic school in northwestern Pakistan, his deputy Yousaf Sha and nephew said.
They said he was visiting the capital Islamabad this week, but further details of the shooting were unclear. Some local media said ul-Haq was in the neighbouring city of Rawalpindi when he was shot and killed.
(Reporting by Jibran Ahmed; Writing by Kay Johnson; editing by David Stamp)
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