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U.S.-Afghan Special Forces Op Secures Rescue of Ex-Pakistani PM’s Son

U.S.-Afghan Special Forces Op Secures Rescue of Ex-Pakistani PM’s Son

U.S. and Afghan special forces rescued the son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani in a joint raid in Afghanistan, the Pakistani foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Gilani “has been recovered today in a joint operation carried out by the Afghan and U.S. security forces in Ghazni, Afghanistan,” the statement read.

The Taliban militant group, which operates in both Pakistan and Afghanistan, is suspected of holding Ali Haider Gilani in captivity for three years.

Source: U.S.-Afghan Special Forces Op Secures Rescue of Ex-Pakistani PM’s Son