Taliban releases 106 prisoners on the occasion of the celebration of Eid al-Adha

  • Date of Publication : 13/09/2016 at 08:53 GMT
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At least 106 prisoners from different parts of Afghanistan were released by the Taliban on the occasion of the celebration of Eid al-Adha, Qari yousuf, spokesman for the Taliban said.

He said the Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada had issued an amnesty decree, on which 106 detainees were freed from Taliban’s detention on Eid-al Adha (Eid-al Qurban) celebration.

Ahmadi added that the prisoners have vowed not to stand or fight against Taliban in the future. A number of government employees also gained freedom and joined their families as a result of the decree.

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