Haqqanis were behind Afghan attacks: US Ambassador

US Ambassador Ryan Crocker says Pakistan needs to do more to clamp down on the Haqqani network`s safe havens.

Kabul: The US Ambassador to Afghanistan says there is "no question" that the Pakistan-based Haqqani network was behind this week`s coordinated attacks in the capital and other eastern cities.
US Ambassador Ryan Crocker says Pakistan needs to do more to clamp down on the group`s safe havens.

Thursday`s statements were the strongest yet from a US official blaming Sunday`s attacks on the Haqqani network, which is allied with the Taliban and al Qaeda.

The coordinated assault earlier this week included near-simultaneous attacks in three parts of the capital and three other eastern cities.

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