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  כסלו 21, 5771 , 28/11/10

Top Taliban Operatives Nabbed

A top Taliban leader was arrested in Afghanistan over the weekend by NATO troops. Sher Ali, a financier and terrorist for the Taliban, was arrested in a raid in a village in the Swat region. Also arrested was a top Taliban commander, Gul Rehman, who was seized carrying 5 kilos of explosives.

They were members of the Hakani section of the Taliban, which has close ties to Al Qaeda.
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