APS attack: Army captures Taliban commander

APSRAWALPINDI: A Taliban commander suspected of involvement in Dec 16 bomb and gun attack on Army Public School in Peshawar was arrested on Monday.

According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), Taj Muhammad, a resident of Bara town of Khyber Agency, was commander of one of the two groups, which had carried out the deadly assault killing 150 people, mostly children.

The 27-year-old militant was being interrogated for his role in the attack.

The first group was led by Taliban commander Atiq ur Rehman, was also already in custody of army.

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