WATCH: Taliban Video Shows Bergdahl Release

140604-bergdahl-3a_0243626bac226c83f621642d8766e679.nbcnews-ux-880-520
Taliban

The Taliban released a video Wednesday showing the moment former prisoner Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to American custody, NBC News reported. The 17-minute video, sent to NBC News by a known Taliban spokesman, shows both sides quickly shaking hands before a clean-shaven Bergdahl is handed over. The Pentagon spokesman RADM John Kirby told NBC News there was "no reason to doubt the authenticity" of the clip. Bergdahl—who was held captive for five years—was released over the weekend in exchange for five high-ranking Taliban militants who had been held at Guantanamo Bay.

Read More

Contact Us