Swiss hostages 'escaped' Pakistani Taliban: army
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
An image grab taken from a video released on October 25, 2011, by the Fata Research Center and posted on YouTube shows Swiss couple Olivier David Och (R) and Daniela Widmer following their abduction. Olivier David Och, 31, and Daniela Widmer, 28, were abducted at gunpoint in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan on July 1, 2011. AFP photoTwo Swiss tourists recovered in Pakistan on Thursday after a more than eight-month kidnapping ordeal told officials that they had escaped their Taliban captors, the army said.
"They told us that they escaped and then they reported to our checkpost. That's what they told intelligence agencies currently debriefing them in Peshawar," spokesman Major General Athar Abbas told AFP.