Taliban releases Bergdahl's video

  • A dramatic video has been released by Taliban featuring Bowe Bergdahl's who had been held as captive for five years. The video is 17 minutes long and shows the recently released hostage waiting in a pickup truck, as per Reuters. 

    "We told them there are 18 armed fighters and the Americans said that's alright," a man in the video says. 

    Three American men appear in the footage after a helicopter lands and leave with Bergdahl after spending less than one minute on the ground. The Guardian reports that the video also shows the five Taliban leaders that were freed as part of the deal. 

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