Pakistan arrests high-ranking Taliban official - 12 Sep 09

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The Pakistani military has said it has arrested Muslim Khan, one of the Taliban's highest-ranking officials, during a raid in the Swat Valley.

Khan had a bounty of more than $120,000 on his head.

During the offensive to clear the Swat of the Taliban, the military says more than 2,000 fighters and 300 soldiers have been killed.

From Islamabad, Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder has this report.

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