Two Westerners kidnapped in Pakistan held by Taliban

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - Two Western aid workers kidnapped in Pakistan in January are being held by the Pakistan Taliban near the border with Afghanistan, a senior militant commander told Reuters on Saturday.
"The two NGO (non-governmental organization) workers who were kidnapped in Multan nearly a month ago are in our custody near the border. We haven't made any demands yet," a senior commander of the Pakistan Taliban said.
"They are in good health."
A German and an Italian citizen were kidnapped from their house in Multan in southern Punjab province on Jan. 19, according to local officials.
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