Afghan Taliban

Afghan Taliban release 76 prisoners on Eid

On Eid al-Adha, Afghan Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada ordered the release of 76 prisoners detained by Afghan Taliban in Uruzgan, Kunduz, Khost and Sar-e-Pul provinces of Afghanistan.

The Afghan Taliban statement said that in addition to these, many other prisoners who are in Afghan jails in other provinces of Afghanistan will be released soon.

Taliban has announced this at a time when a peace deal is expected between the US and the Taliban, while the next round of talks between the Afghan Taliban and US officials is expected to begin soon.