Pakistan releases three Afghan Taliban leaders

Pakistani government released three senior Taliban prisoners as a part of the peace talks.

Pakistan releases three Afghan Taliban leaders

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
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