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Afghan aide Burhanuddin Rabbani's killer 'Pakistani'
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2 October 2011 Last updated at 17:38 GMT

Afghan aide Burhanuddin Rabbani's killer 'Pakistani'

The Afghan government says its investigations show that the killer of Burhanuddin Rabbani, its negotiator with the Taliban, was a Pakistani.

Evidence from the case showed the murder was plotted in the Pakistani city of Quetta, a statement said.

Rabbani was assassinated on 20 September by a suicide attacker who purported to be a Taliban peace envoy.

Kabul has often accused Pakistan of supporting militants but Islamabad has denied any role in Rabbani's death.


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