Taliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFETaliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hundreds more Taliban prisoners freed on last day of Afghan truce

  • Move is part of Afghan government’s agreement to release up to 2,000 insurgents in response to Taliban’s three-day ceasefire offer
  • Prisoners had signed written pledges not to return to the battlefield, though some vowed to continue fighting if foreign forces remain in country
Topic |   Afghanistan
Taliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFETaliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban prisoners walk in line during their release from Bagram prison in Parwan province, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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