U.S. hands Pakistan senior militant detained in Afghanistan

Reuters reports: The United States has handed to Pakistan three prisoners including a senior Taliban militant held in Afghanistan, as Washington rushes to empty its Afghan prison before losing the legal right to detain people there at the end of the year.

U.S. forces captured Latif Mehsud, the former number two commander in Pakistan’s faction of the Taliban, in October 2013, in an operation that angered then Afghan president Hamid Karzai.

Mehsud, a Pakistani, and his two guards were secretly flown to Pakistan, two senior Pakistani security officials told Reuters. The U.S. military confirmed it transferred three prisoners to Pakistan’s custody on Saturday, but would not reveal their identities. [Continue reading…]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Facebooktwittermail

1 thought on “U.S. hands Pakistan senior militant detained in Afghanistan

  1. HUSSAIN SHAIKH

    When you see CIA handing over their prized assets to Pakistan army, and CIA drones finally start to attack TTP in Kunar, then you know that Pak army is controlling the fate of US in Afghanistan This is a great sign MashAllah ! Now Pakistan will make Americans pay for its losses, make them destroy their assets which they created against it and make Americans eject India from Afghanistan. InshAllah, no power in the region can operate without permission from Pakistan. InshAllah, now you will see a very different aggressive and hard hitting ISI and army leadership Alhamdolillah !

Comments are closed.