Afghanistan's influential VP Mohammed Qasim Fahim, ex-Northern alliance commander, dies at 57

  • by: KATHY GANNON , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 9, 2014 - 10:15 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the country's civil war, died Sunday. He was 57.

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