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Officials: Afghan Taliban military commander Mullah Baradar captured in Karachi

Baradar is the deputy of Mullah Omar. His capture is regarded as the most significant since the beginning of the Afghan war in 2001. It comes as Western and Afghan forces continue their offensive in Helmand province.