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Pakistan's intelligence agency says it has detained 3 al-Qaida members close to Afghanistan
ISLAMABAD (AP) ' Pakistan's intelligence agency says it has detained three senior members of al-Qaida close to the Afghan border.
An army statement Monday said the operation took place with the technical assistance of American intelligence agencies.
It identified the most senior detainee as Younis Al Mauritani.
The statement said he had been tasked by Osama bin Laden to target Western economic interests worldwide.
The statement said the arrests took place in the southwestern city of Quetta, but did not say when.