U.S. forces free American medic abducted by Taliban

Dilip Joseph was abducted on Dec. 5 by Taliban insurgents in the vicinity of Sarobi district in Kabul province


Philippines News Agency

KABUL — The U.S. forces on Sunday freed an American medic kidnapped by the Taliban four days ago in Sarobi, a suburban area some 50 km east of capital Kabul, the U.S. forces confirmed in a statement issued here.

"United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) rescued a U.S. citizen, Dr. Dilip Joseph, today during an operation in eastern Afghanistan," the statement said.

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