21 September, 2020

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Senior Pakistani Taliban Commander Captured In Afghanistan

Ambush of Maulvi Faqir Mohammad seen as major progress, showing that Islamabad and Kabul are capable of joining forces

Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, described as a top-ranking Pakistani member of the Taliban, was captured on Monday, along with three of his bodyguards and a small cache of weapons, in Mohmand Dara district, which shares a border with Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region, the Guardian reports.

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