Kidnapped Aid Worker Rescued

Helen Johnston, an aid worker from Stoke Newington, has been rescued after being held hostage in Afghanistan.

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Parents delighted with Johnston rescue

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, to those who worked tirelessly on her behalf, and to family and friends for their love, prayers and support over the last twelve days.

– Statement from parents of Helen Johnston

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