Afghanistan refuses to hand over Maulvi Faqir | MOAZ MASOOD BUTT |

Kabul on Thursday refused to hand over senior Pakistani Taliban leader Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, a few hours after Islamabad requested his extradition. The Taliban leader had been captured by Afghan intelligence in the eastern parts of Afghanistan earlier this week. In his weekly press briefing, foreign ministry spokesperson Moazzam Khan told reporters that Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar was informed of Faqir’s capture by her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul in a telephonic conversation late on Wednesday,

Via @PakistanWeekly