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Family freed by terrorist group after three children born in captivity

ABC.net.au / News 123 sources

A married couple and three young children born while they were hostages have been released after years of being held hostage by a Taliban-linked group in Pakistan, officials say.

Canadian-American family freed after five years as captives in Afghanistan

The Guardian / US

US officials have confirmed the release of an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children, bringing an end to the couple’s nearly five years in captivity at the hands of militant group aligned with the Taliban.

American Hostage Freed, but Husband Refuses U.S.-Bound Flight

NBC News / News

Caitlan Coleman and her husband Joshua Boyle were kidnapped by the militants while hiking in Afghanistan in late 2012. They had three children while being held.

American hostage mom and family freed 5 years after being kidnapped by Taliban

ABC News

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children were rescued on Wednesday, five years to the day since the couple was kidnapped by the Taliban.

Pa. couple, Taliban hostages, released after nearly five years in captivity

Philly.com

The last time anyone heard from Caitlan Coleman, the York County native spoke of the "Kafkaesque nightmare" she and her husband, Joshua Boyle, had been trapped in for nearly five years. On Thursday, she and her husband were reportedly…

'We're here as a miracle': Family held captive for years in Afghanistan will return to Canada

CBC.ca

Canadian Joshua Boyle's parents say their son, his wife and their three young children plan to come back to Canada after being freed following years of captivity in Afghanistan.

After 5 years, family kidnapped by terrorists in Afghanistan now free

USA TODAY

Caitlan Coleman and her husband Joshua Boyle were abducted in 2012.

Kidnapped Canadian-American family freed in Pakistan gun battle after 5 years in captivity

Toronto Star

Joshua Boyle, 34, and Caitlan Coleman, 31, had three children in the captivity of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network. Boyle told his parents Thursday he was injured in the gunfight that secured his family’s rescue.

American Caitlan Coleman, family freed from Afghanistan captors

Fox News / World

An American woman and her family, who had been held captive by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network after being kidnapped while hiking in Afghanistan in 2012, were freed, the White House announced Thursday.

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