WHAT DON’T WE KNOW?
It’s not clear why Pakistani forces acted to free the couple and their children. The family’s precise whereabouts were unclear as of Thursday evening, and it was not immediately known when they would return to North America. The family was not in U.S. custody. Earlier Thursday, Boyle refused to get on a U.S. transport plane that was prepared to take him and his family out of Pakistan. A U.S. official said Boyle was nervous about being in “custody” given his background.