Taliban Prisoner Released from Bagram Jail, Re-arrested in Samangan

Kabul: Afghan security officials say at least six Taliban militants have been killed and four more were wounded during an operation in Posht Band, Tatar, Chal Wa Alma in Khoram Sar Bagh district of Samangan province on Saturday.

The Shaheen 209 Corps in a statement said that Qari Shafi, a local Taliban commander who was released from Bagram prison, was arrested during the operation.

Qari Shafi’i is said to have spent two years and eight months in Bagram prison of the ten years of prison, after which he was released under a US-Taliban peace agreement.

11 / April 2021
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