Former Guantanamo prisoner killed in Afghanistan

KABUL - A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who joined the Taliban upon return to his native Afghanistan was killed overnight by NATO-led forces in the east of the country, local officials said on Saturday.
Sabar Lal was killed by troops from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Afghan security forces in Nangarhar province, the coalition confirmed in a statement.ISAF declined to say if Lal was kept in Guantanamo, but Afghan officials speaking on condition of anonymity said he was released from the US-run prison in Cuba three years ago after being held there for five years.
ISAF said he was strongly connected to the al-Qaida network.
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