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