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  1. Dadullah: Maulavi or Mullah Dadullah or Dadullah Akhund was the Taliban's senior military commander until he was killed by British and American special forces in Afghanistan in 2007. He was an ethnic Pashtun from the Kakar tribe of Kalai-Kakaran village in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. He also had a home in Alajilga, a border village in Kandahar province. According to the United Nations' list of entities belonging to or associated with the Al-Qaida organization he had been the Taliban's Minister of Construction.
    • born in (50 years ago)
    • ethnicity: Pashtun
    • religion: Islam
    • profession: Politician
    • died on (8 years ago) in Helmand Province of firearm
  2. Dadullah: Jamal Said better known by the nom de guerre Mullah Dadullah and also Maulana Mohammad Jamal, was a senior member of the Pakistani Taliban. He was self-proclaimed Taliban leader in Pakistan's northern Bajaur Agency. He was killed in a NATO airstrike in the Shigal wa Sheltan district of Afghanistan's neighbouring Kunar Province on 24 August 2012. His deputy and ten Taliban fighters were also killed in the strike.
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Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)

by Peter Chalk

Although the reason for the attack was unknown, it came on the heels of the assassination of Taliban leader Mullah Dadullah, who had been killed in a joint operation involving U.S., ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

by Bill Bryson

Dadullah, Mullah. (1966–2007) Afghan Taliban commander; sometimes called Dadullah Akhund. Daedalus. In Greek mythology, father of Icarus and builder of the Labyrinth; but the character in the works of James Joyce is Stephen Dedalus ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Islam (2016)

by Ludwig W. Adamec

Born a member of the Kakar tribe from the Pakistani side of the Afghan border, Dadullah joined the mujahidin as a young man in the 1980s and rose to become one of the most important Taliban commanders. The one-legged commander was ...

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Scrabble value of D2A1D2U1L1L1A1H4

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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