He suffered only a shrapnel wound, his family said

Kidnapped Canadian freed in Pakistan

Former hostage Joshua Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and canada goose jacket outlet store raped his wife during the years they were held in captivity.

Canada Goose Jackets Boyle gave the statement shortly after landing in Canada late Friday with his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, and three young children. Canada Goose Jackets

Canada Goose Parka The couple was rescued Wednesday, five years after they had been abducted by the Taliban linked extremist network while in Afghanistan as part of a backpacking trip. Coleman was pregnant at the time and had four children in captivity. The birth of the fourth child had not been publicly known before Boyle appeared before journalists at the Toronto canada goose outlet mall airport. Canada Goose Parka

Boyle said his wife was raped by a guard who was assisted by his superiors. He asked canada goose jacket outlet uk for the Afghan government to bring them to justice.

Canada Goose Outlet He said he was in Afghanistan to help villagers live deep inside Taliban controlled Afghanistan where no NGO, no aid worker and no government has ever successfully been able to bring the https://canadagooseoutlet.dolabuy.com necessary help. the plane from London, canada goose outlet location Boyle provided a written statement to The Associated Press saying his family has resilience and determination. Canada Goose Outlet

uk canada goose She nodded wordlessly when she confirmed her identity to a reporter on board the flight. In the two seats next to her were her two elder children. In the seat beyond that was Boyle, with their youngest child in his lap. State Department officials were on the plane with them. foreign policy. uk canada goose

has given me and my family unparalleled resilience and determination, and to allow that to stagnate, to pursue personal pleasure or comfort while there is still deliberate and organized injustice in the world would be a betrayal of all I believe, and tantamount to sacrilege, he wrote.

He nodded to one of the State Department officials and said, interests are not my interests. added that one of his children is in poor health and had to be force fed by their Pakistani rescuers.

canada goose coats on sale The family was able to leave the plane with their escorts before the rest of the passengers. There was a short delay before everyone else was allowed out. canada goose coats on sale

Canada Goose sale will be of incredible importance to my family that we are able to build a secure sanctuary for our three surviving children to call a home, he said in his later statement at the airport. try to regain some portion of the childhood that they have lost. Boyle, Joshua younger brother, said outside the family home in Smith Falls, Ontario, that he had spoken to his brother a few times in the past few days. Canada Goose sale

doing very well. He sounds a lot like how he sounded five years ago. He sounds like he had his head on his shoulders and his wits about him, he said.

The Canadian government said in a statement they will to support him and his family now that they have returned. we join the Boyle family in rejoicing over the long awaited return to Canada of their loved ones, the Canadian government said.

buy canada goose jacket cheap Pakistan foreign ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria said the Pakistani raid that led to the family rescue was based on a tip canada goose outlet belgium from US intelligence and shows that Pakistan will act against a enemy when Washington shares information. buy canada goose jacket cheap

US officials have long accused Pakistan of ignoring groups like the Haqqani network, which was holding the family.

canada goose store On Friday, President Donald Trump, who previously warned Pakistan to stop harboring militants, praised Pakistan for its on many fronts. On Twitter, he wrote that the US is starting to develop much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. operation appeared to have unfolded quickly and ended with what some described as a dangerous raid, a shootout and a captor final, terrifying threat to the hostage. Boyle told his parents that he, his wife and their children were intercepted by Pakistani forces while being transported in the back or trunk of their captors car and that some of his captors were killed. He suffered only a shrapnel wound, his family said. canada goose store

canada goose clearance US officials did not confirm those details. canada goose clearance

A US military official said that a military hostage team had flown to Pakistan Wednesday prepared to fly the family out. The team did a preliminary health assessment and had a transport plane ready to go, but sometime canada goose outlet phone number after daybreak Thursday, as the family members were walking to the plane, Boyle said he canada goose jacket outlet did not want to board, the official said.

He was once married to Zaynab Khadr, the older sister of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr and the daughter of a senior al Qaida financier. Her father, the late Ahmed Said Khadr, and the family stayed with Osama bin Laden briefly when Omar Khadr was a boy.

The Canadian born canada goose outlet store near me Omar Khadr was 15 when he was captured by US canada goose shop uk troops following a firefight and was taken to the US detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Officials had discounted any link between that background and Boyle capture, with one official describing it in 2014 as a coincidence. US Justice Department said neither Boyle nor Coleman is wanted for any federal crime.

US officials call the Haqqani group a terrorist organization and have targeted its leaders with drone strikes. But the group also canada goose outlet operates like a criminal network. Unlike the Islamic State group, it does not typically execute Western hostages, preferring to ransom them for cash.