Pakistan ‘frees’ Taliban hostage family

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Pakistan ‘frees’ Taliban hostage family
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Pakistani soldiers have freed a North American family of five who were being held hostage by the Afghan Taliban, Pakistan’s military says.

They were rescued during an operation in Kurram tribal district near the Afghan border, the army said.

It did not name the family, but Canadian Joshua Boyle and his US wife Caitlan Coleman were kidnapped while backpacking in Afghanistan in 2012.

They are known to have had children while in captivity.

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Pakistan ‘frees’ Taliban hostage family

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