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Rifts widen within Taliban as faction claims killing of Haibatullah's brother

Rifts widen within Taliban as faction claims killing of Haibatullah's brother

The surge in infighting comes at an inconvenient time for Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. He attempts to portray himself as an all powerful leader, but this killing proves otherwise.

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