Pakistan Army recovers Canadian-American family abducted in Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army stated on Thursday that it had recovered 5 abducted overseas hostages from terrorists in an operation in accordance with intelligence shared by the United States.

An Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) remark nowadays stated the hostages incorporated a Canadian, his American spouse, and their 3 youngsters. The hostages have been recovered “thru an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops.”

“They have been captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and stored as hostages there,” the ISPR handout stated.

“US intelligence businesses were monitoring them and shared their moving throughout to Pakistan on Oct 11, 2017, during the Kurram Agency border.”

The operation used to be carried out by the Army “according to actionable intelligence from US government.”

The recovered hostages “are being repatriated to their nation of beginning,” the ISPR stated.

The good fortune underscores the significance of well timed intelligence sharing and Pakistan’s endured dedication against preventing this threat thru cooperation between two forces towards a not unusual enemy, ISPR added.

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