7,007. 3/2/2007

“In March [2] 2007 [Taliban defense minister] Mullah Obaidullah Akhund was arrested in Quetta [Pakistan] by the ISI [Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence] after considerable US and British pressure, but he was later freed in a hostage exchange with Pakistani Taliban who were holding Pakistani soldiers.”

 – Ahmed Rashid, Taliban, Page 231

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