Taliban Release Several British Citizens Held in Afghanistan

Taliban Release Several British Citizens Held in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD—The Taliban terrorist group has released several British citizens who were detained in Afghanistan after an agreement was reached between the two countries, Taliban and UK officials said Monday.

The detainees were released Sunday following a series of meetings between Afghan and British officials, said Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban government, in a statement.

“A number of British nationals were released, who were arrested about six months ago for violating the laws and traditions of the Afghan people,” he said.

Mujahid didn’t say what laws the UK citizens had broken or elaborate on why they had been detained….

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