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Helen Johnston, an aid worker freed in Afghanistan, was taken hostage along with three others in Badakhshan province on May 22.
David Cameron spoke of his relief earlier at the news that a rescue attempt to free Helen Johnston, an aid worker from Stoke Newington captured by the Taliban, had been successful
The Foreign Office has said that Helen Johnston from Stoke Newington, an aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan on the 22nd of May, has been freed by coalition forces. She was rescued after a morning raid in Badakhshan province along with a Kenyan and two Afghan civilians.
In a statement, Ms Johnston's family said: "We are delighted and hugely relieved by the wonderful news that Helen and all her colleagues have been freed. We are deeply grateful to everyone involved in her rescue."
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Aid worker Helen Johnston from Stoke Newington has been rescued in a military operation after being kidnapped in Afghanistan.