Fam­ily held cap­tive in Afghanistan re­leased

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - BUSINESS -

WASH­ING­TON - An Amer­i­can wo­man, her Cana­dian hus­band and their three young chil­dren have been re­leased af­ter years held cap­tive by a group that has ties to the Tal­iban and is con­sid­ered a ter­ror­ist or­ga­ni­za­tion by the United States, U.S. and Pak­istani of­fi­cials said Thurs­day.

U.S. of­fi­cials said Pak­istan se­cured the re­lease of Cait­lan Cole­man of Ste­wart­stown, Penn­syl­va­nia, and her hus­band, Cana­dian Joshua Boyle, who were ab­ducted five years ago while trav­el­ing in Afghanistan and held by the Haqqani net­work.

Cole­man was preg­nant at the time and gave birth to her three chil­dren while in cap­tiv­ity, of­fi­cials said.

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