Swiss couple plea for their lives

Video shows Swiss kidnapping victims making a plea for their lives.

By REUTERS
October 26, 2011 08:45
Kidnapped Swiss couple pleads for their lives.

Swiss couple 311. (photo credit: Reuters)

A Swiss couple abducted in July from Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province by the Pakistani Taliban appeared in two videos released on Tuesday October 25, 2011 pleading for their lives.

Pakistan's Taliban have claimed responsibility for kidnapping the couple.

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Pakistani media have identified them as Olivier David Och, 31, and Daniela Widmer, 29.

The videos, given to Reuters by a resident of North Waziristan, could not be independently authenticated


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