(One TV): The Taliban freed two Westerners they had held for more than three years on Tuesday, following the release of senior figures of the group, it has been reported.
American Kevin King, 63, and Australian Timothy Weeks, 50, teachers at the American University in Kabul who were abducted in 2016, were released to US forces in eastern Afghanistan, New York Times reported citing an unidentified US official. The official said that the due appeared to be in fair health. Earlier, Anas Haqqani, a leader of Taliban’s Haqqani militant faction, and two other senior Taliban figures were transferred to Qatar, home to Taliban’s political leadership, for the prisoner swap.