Pakistan 'frees seven Taliban prisoners'

London, Sept. 8 (ANI): Pakistan has released seven Taliban prisoners in a bid to help the Afghan peace process.

One former senior militant was among the men freed to further facilitate the Afghan reconciliation process, a foreign ministry statement said.

According to the BBC, the foreign ministry statement named those freed as Mansoor Dadullah, Said Wali, Abdul Manan, Karim Agha, Sher Afzal, Gul Muhammad and Muhammad Zai.

Some 26 Taliban detainees have been freed during the past year, it added. (ANI)

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