Mullah Bakht Mohammed


Mullah Bakht Mohammed

Infobox Military Person
name= Mullah Bakht Mohammed
lived= 1972 -
placeofbirth= flag|Afghanistan|1931
placeofdeath=


caption=
nickname=
allegiance=flagicon|Afghanistan|Taliban Taliban
serviceyears= ???? - 2008
rank= senior military commander
commands=
unit=
battles=Afghan Civil War
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Taliban insurgency
Waziristan War
War on Terrorism
awards=
laterwork=

Mullah Bakht Mohammed is Mullah Dadullah's younger brother who succeeded him as senior military commander of the Taliban. [cite web|url=http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2007/05/14/taliban-replacement.html|title=cbc, taliban replacement|accessdate=2007-05-15] Local people call him Mullah Mansoor Dadullah. He appeared in a video which shows a "graduation cermony" for suicide bombers. [cite web|url=http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSISL30425420070515|title=Taliban replaces slain top commander with brother|accessdate=2007-05-15]

In June 2007, Mullah Bakht Mohammed said: "Sheikh Osama Bin Laden is alive and active. He’s carrying out his duties. The latest proof that he is alive is that he sent me a letter of condolences after the martyrdom of my brother. He advised me to follow my brother’s path." [ [http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/CC6B9CA5-FE43-4F75-8BF6-AA5A235E96AA.htm Taliban: Bin Laden alive and well] ]

On December 29, 2007 Mullah Bakht Mohammed was removed from his post as military commander by Mullah Omar due to insubordination. [cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7164277.stm|title=Taleban sack military commander|accessdate=2007-12-29]

The Pakistani media reported on February 11, 2008 that he was seriously wounded and captured by Pakistani security forces in a crackdown on Taliban in Gawal Ismailzai area. [cite news
url=http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008-02-11-604457253_x.htm
title=Senior Taliban figure caught in Pakistan
publisher=USA Today
date=February 11, 2008
accessdate=2008-06-13
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