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Released Taliban captive Bergdahl arrives in the US

US army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed by the Taliban after five years in captivity, has arrived at a Texas military base, where he will begin the next phase of his "reintegration process".

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Army Sergeant held by Taliban with US Special Forces

US special operations forces took custody of Army Sergeant Bergdahl in non-violent exchange in eastern Afghanistan, the officials said, adding that he was believed to be in good condition and undergoing a medical examination in Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Private Bowe Bergdahl pictured in a Taliban video in 2009 Credit: Reuters

Bergdahl, who is from Idaho, was the only known missing soldier in the Afghan war. He was captured under unknown circumstances in eastern Afghanistan by militants on June 30, 2009, about two months after arriving in the country.

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