3 Guantanamo detainees sent to Afghanistan, Pakistan

Miami HeraldSeptember 2, 2008 

The Pentagon sent three more war-on-terror captives home from Guantanamo this weekend -- two to Afghanistan and one to Pakistan, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

In keeping with Pentagon policy, no details were released of the latest transfer from the remote prison camp, which has been soaked by rains from a string of hurricanes buffeting the Caribbean.

And there was no independent word from either allied governments Pakistan or Afghanistan on the identities of the captives.

The Pentagon announcement said the transfer reduced the detainee population to ''approximately 255'' housed in a series of prison camps at a sprawling complex overlooking the Caribbean.

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