U.S. Woman And Family Freed After 5 Years In Captivity In Afghanistan

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEuSF-Bgamg An American woman, her Canadian husband and their young children have been freed after five years in captivity by an extremist group in Afghanistan, Pakistan's military said Thursday. Caitlan Coleman, now 32, was seven months pregnant when she and her husband, Josh Boyle, were abducted in 2012 while on a trip to Afghanistan. U.S. intelligence agencies had been tracking the family and provided information to the Pakistanis as the hostages were moved across the border from Afghanistan to Pakistan, the Pakistan military said in a statement. "The operation by Pakistani forces, based on actionable intelligence from U.S. authorities was successful," the Pakistan statement said. "All hostages were recovered safe and sound and are being repatriated to the country of their origin." The statement did not clarify whether the hostages were rescued or were released through negotiations with the Haqqani network, an extremist group responsible for manyOriginal Article