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Over 60 Afghan Hostages Freed From Taliban Prison

Afghan army commandos, with the support of the international military coalition, conducted an overnight raid and freed more than 60 prisoners from a Taliban-run detention center in southern Afghanistan, officials said Friday. A statement from NATO's Resolute Support mission in Kabul said the illegal prison was located in the district of Now Zad in Helmand province. It said the Ktah Khas  – Afghanistan’s national counterterrorism unit – and an Afghan army commando unit...

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