Canadian Freed by Taliban After Years in Captivity

Canadian Freed by Taliban After Years in Captivity

Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion announced on Monday that Colin Rutherford had been set free after being held by the Taliban since 2010. Dion didn’t share any details about the operation to free Rutherford. However, he did acknowledge the help of Qatar in securing the man’s release. While his captors accused Rutherford of being a spy, Dion said in a statement that the Canadian man was only a tourist, AFP reported.


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