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Defense Ministry Says Most Abductees Are Held In Pakistan

20th October 2017 - Quoted by Tolo News

Following reports about the release of an American-Canadian couple from Haqqani network’s captivity in Pakistan, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said most of those who are kidnapped in Afghanistan, foreigners in particular, are held as hostages in the neighboring country.

The couple, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman along their three children were kidnapped in 2012 from Afghanistan, but was freed from captivity in Pakistan.


"We had a great outcome last week when we were able to get back four US citizens who had been held for five years inside of Pakistan," Pompeo said at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies think tank in Washington.


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