American woman, Canadian husband and children freed in Pakistan after 5-year hostage ordeal - News Summed Up

American woman, Canadian husband and children freed in Pakistan after 5-year hostage ordeal


A Taliban-linked faction has freed American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, who were abducted more than five years ago in Afghanistan and had three children in captivity. (The Washington Post)A Taliban-linked faction has freed American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, who were abducted more than five years ago in Afghanistan and had three children in captivity. The statement, however, gave no further details of the rescue effort staged Wednesday or possible casualties in freeing Caitlan Coleman, her husband, Joshua Boyle, and their young children. In 2013, Coleman and Boyle appeared in two videos asking the U.S. government to free them from the Taliban. Pakistan’s military said U.S. intelligence agencies had been tracking the hostages and discovered they had crossed into Pakistan on Wednesday.


Source: Washington Post October 12, 2017 13:17 UTC



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