• Monday, August 15, 2022

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Pakistan moves Bin Laden doctor to safer location

Dr Shakil Afridi

By: Sarwar Alam

The Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track and kill Osama bin Laden has been moved by authorities from a prison in the country’s northwest to an unknown safer location, an official and family member said Friday. Shakil Afridi has been languishing in a prison in the city of Peshawar for almost seven years after his fake vaccination programme helped US agents track and kill the Al-Qaeda leader. A top prison official in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, of which Peshawar is the main town, said that Afridi was moved by intelligence officials to the safer place late Thursday. When…

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