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Pakistan ´frees Afghan Taliban
ex-minister Mullah Turabi´

BBC News, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/1/2013 2:58:20 AM

Pakistan has freed the Afghan Taliban´s ex-justice minister, Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, and three other Taliban prisoners, officials say. Afghan officials have been in talks with Pakistani counterparts to try to free certain Taliban prisoners in order to push forward a peace process. (Snip) The officials named the other men released as: Mullah Abdul Bari - a former governor - Mullah Allahdad - a former deputy communications minister - Mullah Azam - a former guard of Taliban leader Mullah Omar - Our correspondent says the officials hope that Mullah Turabi´s release will encourage field commanders to lay

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Wishful thinking or death wish? Time will tell.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 1/1/2013 7:20:53 AM     (No. 9092714)

Has this ploy ever worked anywhere in the world? I think not.

There are other reasons for releasing these killers and enhancing the peace process ain´t one of them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/1/2013 7:52:16 AM     (No. 9092743)

Releasing prisoners is a big deal for Ramadan. What´s this, a ransom paid?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/1/2013 9:59:31 AM     (No. 9092938)

Cueing Predator drone in five, four, three......

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