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Younis Khalis

Hizb-I Islami Khalis Guerilla Commander

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ImportanceHigh
Date of DeathJuly 19, 20061
AffiliationHizb-I Islami Khalis
RoleGuerilla Commander
NationalityAfghan
Alternate Spelling(s)Maulvi Yunis Khalis
Rough Age at Death87
Date of Birth1919
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • He led a faction of Hezb-I Islami during the Soviet civil war in Afghanistan. He supported the Taliban and was in hiding at the time of his reported death.
  • He hosted Osama bin Laden when he returned to Afghanistan in 1996.1,2
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    Sources
    1 'Leader of Afghan mujahideen dies.' BBC: July 24, 2006.
    2 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Appendix.
     
     
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