Reported capture of Taliban Commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

The Taliban’s top military commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the No.2 behind Afghan Taliban founder Mullah Mohammad Omar and a close associate of Osama bin Laden, was captured in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi. He was arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan.

Baradar was held 10 days ago with the assistance of the United States and ‘was talking’ to his interrogators.

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