Kabul hands over top TTP man to Pakistan

December 7, 2014 2:00 PM

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LAHORE - Top TTP commander Latif Mehsud has been handed over to Pakistan by the Afghan security service, well-placed sources told The Nation on Saturday. According to an intelligence officer, who requested anonymity, told this correspondent that Latif Mehsud was snatched from Afghan intelligence by a special services US team.

However, according to a private TV channel, the TTP commander was under the Afghan and Nato troops joint custody for some time and was handed over to Pakistani authorities after the recent visit of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan.

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