Only American Soldier Held Prisoner In Afghanistan Freed

Officials said the Taliban turned the 28-year-old Bergdahl over Saturday evening, local time, in Afghanistan. Several dozen U.S. special forces were involved in the exchange, which took place in eastern Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border.Officials described the transfer as a nonviolent handover between the American forces and about 18 Taliban.Bergdahl was in good condition and able to walk, according to the officials, who insisted on anonymity in order to describe the details of his release.Bergdahl is expected to be transferred to Bagram Air Field, the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, then on to the United States.

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