Mohammed Baqer Mohaqiq son of Mohammad Mohaqiq was killed by his brother
Sources close to the Islamic Unity Party have reported the killing of Mohammad Baqer Mohaqeq, son of Haji Mohammad Mohaqeq, head of the Islamic Unity Party in a clash with his brother.
The Interior Ministry has confirmed that the incident happened around 9:30 am when Hussein Mohaqeq, Mr. Mohaqeq’s younger son, fought in a verbal altercation and then became involved in a physical altercation. As a result of this incident, Mohamad baqer is killed along with five of his bodyguards and is wounded by Hussein Mohaqeq. The wounded were taken to the National Security Hospital, the Interior Ministry said.
Mohammed Bagher, a researcher with a law degree, was a candidate for Kabul in last year’s parliamentary elections.
Haji Muhammad Mohaqiq born 26 July 1955 in Balkh, is a current politician in Afghanistan, serving as a member of the Afghanistan Parliament. He is also the founder and chairman of the People’s Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan.
During the 1980s, he served with the mujahideen rebel forces fighting against the Soviet-backed Afghan government. After the withdrawal of the Soviet Union in 1989, Mohaqiq was appointed as the leader of the Hezb-e Wahdat for northern Afghanistan.
Mohaqiq was born in 1955 and hails from Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh Province. He is an ethnic Hazara, the son of Sarwar. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Islamic studies from Iran. Mohaqiq speaks Persian, Uzbek, and Arabic. He has been involved in Mujahideen activities after the April 1978 Saur Revolution.
During the Afghan civil war in the early 1990s, he was regarded as a prominent leader fighting for his Hazara people. In the late 1990s, Mohaqiq joined the Northern Alliance (United Front) in their resistance and struggle against the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban). After the fall of the Taliban, he was appointed as the Vice President and the Minister of Planning in the interim government of Hamid Karzai.