Published On: Wed, Jul 16th, 2014

Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed reported captured in South Waziristan

Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed reported captured in South Waziristan - Threat Matrix

During a raid in South Waziristan, the Pakistani military reportedly captured Adnan Rasheed, a Taliban commander who was broken out of prison in 2012. An al Qaeda commander known as Mufti Zubair Marwat was also arrested in the raid.

Rasheed, Marwat, and two guards are said to have been captured on July 10 in the Shakai valley in South Waziristan, according to Dawn. Rasheed is thought to have been wounded.

Marwat “is the brother of Mufti Sajjad Marwat – an al Qaeda spokesman for Afghanistan and Pakistan,” Dawn reported.

Taliban leader Adnan Rasheed reported captured in South Waziristan

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