First of all I need to say that Islam is not a religion about giving pain, it is about loving God and upholding His and His Last Prophet‘s honor. Jihad is not about killing innocent people, like many militant groups have made it out to be. Jihad is defending your religion from the evil-doers who attack it. Everyone would save the name of their faith and religion if they had to and that is what Islam (Jihad) teaches us as well.
Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress limits; for Allah loveth not transgressors. And slay them wherever ye catch them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out; for tumult and oppression are worse than slaughter; but fight them not at the Sacred Mosque, unless they (first) fight you there; but if they fight you, slay them. Such is the reward of those who suppress faith. But if they cease, Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful. (2:190-192: Al-Quran)
The Al-Qaeda linked Haqqani militant network is one such terrorist Jihadi network working against the reasoning of Jihad. They have been the reason for great upheaval in Afghanistan. Their top militants have been claimed to be residing in Pakistan. And apparently U.S. has been staging many drone attacks in the Waziristan region to hunt them down (along with killing innocent people).
A BBC source has stated that a key commander of the Haqqani network, Badruddin Haqqani, has been killed on Tuesday during a U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan, Pakistan. Being a most deadly foe of U.S. and people worldwide, the confirmation of this militant’s death will be a great victory for U.S. Army. The death has not been confirmed by Pakistan either. It may take several weeks to establish this fact due the remoteness of that location.
The location of Badruddin Haqqani’s death is said to be a major hub for Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants. The drone attacks have been going on in Pakistan for quite a while now and many innocent bystanders have been killed. Guess U.S. Army is now balancing the count for the lost Americans!!
God is above all this, ye men, the innocent will get their justice!!
- At Least 18 Killed in U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan (nytimes.com)
- Pakistan strongly protests US drone attacks in North Waziristan (dawn.com)
- Al Qaeda Celebrated Ramadan by Murdering 404 People – All in the Name of Allah (independentsentinel.com)