World Bulletin / News Desk
The Pakistani government released three senior Taliban prisoners Tuesday.
The prisoners released included Mullah Abdul Ahad Jahangirwal, a former adviser to Taliban leader Mullah Omar; Mullah Abdul Manan, a former Taliban governor in the Afghan province of Helmand; and Mullah Younus, a former military commander, said two Pakistani government officials and a member of the Taliban.
Pakistan also quietly released nearly a dozen lower-ranking Taliban prisoners in October, said an Afghan official.
The former No. 2 was released by Pakistan in September.Last Mod: 27 Kasım 2013, 11:18