Senior Taliban captured in Baghlan
The commander, Mullah Akhtar, was arrested by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force personnel in Gadihai area on Saturday night, deputy provincial council head, Asadullah Shahbaz, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Akhtar was involved in insurgency in Baghlan, he said.
In a statement, ISAF confirmed the arrest in Baghlan.
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