Officials claim the Taliban’s top military commander has been captured – Ch4 reports
Taliban deny US report commander captured in Pakistan
Posted: 16 February 2010 1502 hrs
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – An Afghan Taliban spokesman on Tuesday denied a US report that its military commander had been arrested by US and Pakistani forces in a secret operation in Pakistan.
The New York Times reported that US and Pakistani intelligence forces captured Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar several days ago and that he is currently in Pakistani custody with US officials taking part in his interrogation.