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American hostage and family released by Taliban group – couple had 3 children in captivity

By in Press Enterprise on October 12, 2017

By The Associated Press

  • In this June 4, 2014 photo, mothers Linda Boyle and Lyn Coleman hold photo of their married children, Canadian citizen Joshua Boyle and American citizen Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped by the Taliban in late 2012. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)

  • This still image made from a 2013 video released by the Coleman family shows Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle in a militant video given to the family. The two were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan. The couple had three children while in captivity. (Coleman family via AP)

    This still image made from a 2013 video released by the Coleman family shows Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle in a militant video given to the family. The two were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan. The couple had three children while in captivity. (Coleman family via AP)

  • Patrick Boyle, left, Linda Boyle, Lyn Coleman and Jim Coleman hold photo of their children, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped by the Taliban in late 2012. The couple and the three children they had in captivity have been freed. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)

    Patrick Boyle, left, Linda Boyle, Lyn Coleman and Jim Coleman hold photo of their children, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped by the Taliban in late 2012. The couple and the three children they had in captivity have been freed. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)

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By JILL COLVIN, LOLITA C. BALDOR and MUNIR AHMED
Associated Press

ISLAMABAD — 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 […]    

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