Video: Taliban leader arrested

Pakistani military arrests Muslim Khan in Swat Valley.

    The Pakistani military has said it has arrested Muslim Khan, one of Pakistan Taliban's highest-ranking officials, during a raid in the Swat Valley.

    Khan had a bounty of more than $120,000 on his head.

    During the offensive to clear the Swat of the Taliban, the military says more than 2,000 fighters and 300 soldiers have been killed.

    From Islamabad, Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder has this report.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?