| GEO Pakistan|
| Key Taliban commanders detained in Nowshera|
| Updated at: 1200 PST, Tuesday, February 16, 2010|
NOWSHERA: The security forces and police have claimed rounding up two key Taliban commanders during a joint search operation launched early on Tuesday morning here in Gadon locality of Nowshera, Geo news reported.
Government had announced 10 million rupees as the head money for each of the arrested terrorist commander.
According to sources, the search operation was commenced upon the secret intelligence regarding Taliban commandersí presence in the area; meanwhile, the apprehended commanders were identified as Mufti Fakhar-e-Alam and Alam Banuri.
Two Taliban leaders belonged to a defunct outfit namely Tehreek-e-Taliban Swat and were among top associates of Molana Fazlullah, source told media.