Family freed from Taliban in Pakistan arrives in Canada; says 1 child killed in captivity

Joshua Boyle at Pearson International Airport Toronto

Joshua Boyle, his American wife and three children arrived in Toronto on Friday after being freed from captivity in Pakistan, the Canadian government announced. Boyle and his wife Caitlan Coleman were captured by the Taliban while hiking in Afghanistan in 2012, and then turned over to the affiliated militant Haqqani network in Pakistan. Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and raped his wife during the years they were held in captivity. The couple was rescued on Wednesday, five years after…

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