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Maulana Sami ul Haq (Urdu: مولانا سمیع الحق, Samī'u’l-Ḥaq; 18 December 1937 – 2 November 2018) was a Pakistani religious scholar and Senator. He was member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997.[1] He was born in Akora Khattak, British India. Sami-ul-Haq was thought as the "Father of the Taliban".[2]

On 2 November 2018, Sami-ul-Haq was stabbed at his home in Bahria town, Rawalpindi.[3] He was 80 years old.[4]

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  1. "Senate of Pakistan".
  2. Ali, Imtiaz (23 May 2007). "The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq". Spotlight on Terror. The Jamestown Foundation website. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  3. "JUI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq assassinated in Rawalpindi". Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  4. "Maulana Samiul Haq assassinated at Rawalpindi residence". 2 November 2018.

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