Pakistan military captures Taliban commander, Adnan Rashid

July 16, 2014 5:42 AM

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan: The Pakistani military has captured a Taliban commander who once tried to blow up former president Pervez Musharraf, security officials said on Tuesday.

Adnan Rashid, who was captured on Friday in South Waziristan in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, is the first well-known Taliban commander taken since the military launched an offensive in neighbouring North Waziristan last month. He was injured in a shootout during his capture in a house ...

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