Boyle family was held inside Pakistan for five years, contrary to reports: CIA chief

WASHINGTON — The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

“We had a great outcome last week when we were able to get back four U.S. citizens who had been held for five years inside of Pakistan,” CIA Director Mike Pompeo told the Foundation for Defense of Democracies think tank in Washington.

Pompeo’s remarks appeared to be the first time a U.S....

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