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363 Pakistanis who fought with Taliban freed

They came to Afghanistan for jihad, or holy war, to fight alongside the Taliban against the United States.On Sunday, after spending as much as 3 years behind bars, the 363 Pakistani jihad fighters were released by the Afghan government, a major step toward improving relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan. These men were said to be the last Pakistanis held by the Afghan government as Taliban sympathizers captured during the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan. “There were lots of voices coming from the radio, telling us to go for jihad,” recalled Asadullah, 22, who goes by only one name. Full Story

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