Pakistanis arrest French Taliban

Sunday, December 16, 2001

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A Frenchman who fought with the al-Qaida was being treated in a Pakistani hospital under heavy guard Saturday, medical and intelligence officials said.

Pakistani intelligence officials said Abdur Rehman, 21, received military training at an al-Qaida camp six months ago, and that he said 80 to 100 other French citizens were also trapped in Afghanistan.

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