Western Family Leaves Pakistan After Taliban Ordeal

An American-Canadian couple and their three children left Pakistan for U.K. on Friday after five years in Taliban captivity in Afghanistan.

Acting on a tip from U.S. intelligence, Pakistani officials say their troops rescued U.S. national Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, on Wednesday hours after their captors transported them in a car to the Pakistani this side of the long porous Afghan border. 

The Pakistanmilitary revealed details of the operation on Thursday. 

A U.S. plane was standing by at the military airbase in Islamabad, waiting to fly the family to...
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