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Senior Taliban captured in Baghlan

Senior Taliban captured in Baghlan

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Mar 27, 2011 - 14:40

PUL-I-KHUMRI (PANinfo-icon): A senior Talibaninfo-icon commander has been arrested by foreign troops in Baghlan-i-Jadid district of northern Baghlan province, an official and the coalition said on Sunday.

The commander, Mullahinfo-icon Akhtar, was arrested by NATOinfo-icon-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, ISAFinfo-icon confirmed the arrest in Baghlan.

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