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21 October 2017 Last updated 10 hours ago

Pak Army recovers family of foreigners kept as hostage: ISPR

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Pak Army recovers family of foreigners kept as hostage: ISPR File Photo

Pakistan Army recovered five hostage foreigners from remote area on Thursday, according to inputs from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

All five persons are members of a family of foreigners including a Canadian man, his US-born wife and three kids. They were abducted by Afghan-based terrorists in 2012 and kept as hostages for five years.

Security agencies of the United States (US) had informed Pakistan yesterdat through intelligence link that the hostages were transferred from Afghanistan to Pakistan across the border.

Today, Pakistan Army conducted a rescue operation and recovered these five foreigners from within the country.