5 Western hostages recovered from terrorists after 5 yrs: Pak

| | Islamabad

A family of five Western hostages, including three children, were recovered after five years of their abduction by terrorists with ties to the Afghan Taliban in an operation based on intelligence shared by the US, the Pakistan Army said on Thursday. They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there.

“Pakistan Army and ISI recovered 5 Western hostages including 1 Canadian, his US National wife and their three children from terrorist custody through an intelligence based operation by Pakistan troops and intelligence agencies,” the Army said in a statement. 



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