• Monday, June 27, 2022

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Pakistan to free bin Laden doctor?

By: Eastern Eye Staff

LAWYER’S RELEASE HOPE AS SHAKIL AFRIDI MOVED TO RAWALPINDI JAIL PRISON authorities in Pa­kistan moved the jailed doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden, his law­yer said last Saturday (28), speculating it could be a prelude to his release. The continued imprison­ment of Dr Shakil Afridi has been a source of tension between Pakistan and the US, which cut military aid over accusations that Islamabad continues to shelter Taliban militants fighting US and Afghan soldiers across the border in Afghanistan. A jail official in Peshawar said on condition of ano­nymity that Afridi had been transferred…

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