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Pakistan's army says Canadian man, family rescued from 'terrorist custody'

Pakistan's army says Canadian man, family rescued from 'terrorist custody'
From CBC - October 12, 2017

Pakistan's army said Thursdayits troops have rescued a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children from "terrorist custody" following a tip from U.S. intelligence agencies.

The couple werekidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012, and U.S. intelligence on Wednesday told Pakistan that the hostages had been moved over the border into northwestern Pakistan, according to an army statement. It did not say when the rescue took place.

"The success underscores the importance of timely intelligence sharing and Pakistan's continued commitment towards fighting this menace through co-operation between two forces against a common enemy," the statement said.

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