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Father Of Captured Soldier Seeks Pakistan's Help

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The father of the only U.S. soldier held captive in the Afghan war has posted a video on YouTube appealing to the Pakistani military for help in freeing his son.'

>>>CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO

Idaho resident Bob Bergdahl posted the video Friday on behalf of Spc. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured in June 2009. Until now, his parents have declined to say much publicly.

Idaho National Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Tim Marsano confirmed
that the man in the video is Bob Bergdahl.

In the video, Bob Bergdahl makes a personal appeal to Pakistani army leaders for his son's safe return.

While it's unclear where Bowe Bergdahl is being held, a video that surfaced earlier this week shows him standing next to a senior official in the al-Qaida-linked Haqqani network in Paktika province in Afghanistan.

        

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