Afghan officials say Pakistan refuses to probe Rabbani killing

Officials dispute Afghan evidence that attacker was from Pakistan

Officials in Afghanistan accused the Pakistani government of refusing to cooperate in the investigation into the killing of Burhanuddin Rabbani, a peace envoy of the government in Kabul. Mohammed Yasin Zia, head of Afghanistan’s intelligence service, said on Tuesday that his agency had received a message from Pakistani officials saying: “since this issue has arisen in the media, we cannot cooperate and we apologize for this.” It has been alleged that Rabbani’s killer was from Pakistan, and that the attack was planned in the Pakistani town of Quetta. Pakistan has questioned this evidence, saying Rabnani was well respected in by Pakistanis.





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