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Pakistan Rescues Western Couple Held by Afghan Taliban

Pakistan’s military announced Thursday it has rescued U.S. national Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle along with their three children from a tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The couple went missing in Afghanistan in 2012 and the Afghan Taliban later claimed responsibility for abducting them.  The group released two videos of the hostages. The insurgents had been demanding release of their prisoners in exchange for the two hostages who gave birth to the three children while in captivity. A Pakistan military statement said that based on “actionable intelligence from…

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