Pakistan says US-Afghan raid rescues son of Pakistani ex-PM

May 10, 2016 8:42 AM

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's foreign ministry says a joint raid by U.S. and Afghan forces has rescued the son of a former Pakistani prime minister from a three-year Taliban captivity in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Office says the Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar told Pakistan's foreign affairs adviser, Sartaj Aziz, in a telephone call that Ali Hiader Gilani was found on Tuesday and is safe.

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