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US-Canadian family released after 5 years as Taliban hostages

France 24 Thursday, 12 October 2017 ()
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday.
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A U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped in Afghanistan almost five years ago and their three children born in captivity are released following a raid by Pakistani troops.

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