Friday, September 11, 2009

PAKISTAN HOLDS TALIBAN SPOKESMAN !

Top Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan has been arrested by security forces in the Swat valley in north-west Pakistan, army officials say.
The army said four other Taliban leaders were also detained.
Muslim Khan was recently appointed chief spokesman after the arrest last month of the Taliban's previous spokesman Maulvi Omar.
Mr Khan is from the Swat valley, where army declared its anti-Taliban offensive a success in July.
The army said that Mr Khan was apprehended after a "successful operation"
The militant spokesman had a reward of 10 million rupees ($121,000) on his head.
As the official spokesman for Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), correspondents say Mr Khan was an important figure in the regional network of Pakistani militant groups.

BBC NEWS REPORT.

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Blogger Sikander Hayat said...

Situation in Pakistan is getting better and the capture of Taliban leader Muslim Khan in Swat testifies to this fact.

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