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  12/10/2012, Kislev 26, 5773

American Doctor Rescued from Taliban in Afghanistan

An American doctor abducted by the Taliban was rescued by coalition forces Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, officials said.

Dr. Dilip Joseph was captured by Taliban insurgents Wednesday outside the Afghan capital of Kabul, while returning from a visit to a medical clinic he had been overseeing, according to a press release issued by his employer, Morning Star Development, a non-profit organization based in Colorado Springs.