Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Former Afghanistan president Burhanuddin Rabbani killed in Kabul blast - Telegraph

Via The Telegraph, Former Afghanistan president Burhanuddin Rabbani killed in Kabul blast - Telegraph:

Not an easy place to create Peace. Peace threatens some.
The former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed in a suicide bomb attack on his home close to the American embassy in Kabul on Tuesday.

Four other members of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, which Professor Rabbani was head of, were also killed in the explosion.

One senior analyst, Taliban expert and former deputy European Union special representative to Afghanistan Michael Semple, described the attack as “one of the biggest blows the peace process in Afghanistan has faced".

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