David Rohde was abducted November 10th along with an Afghan reporter and a driver south of the Afghan capital of Kabul. He and Afghan reporter Tahi Ludin escaped by climbing over the wall of a compound in Pakistan.
The State Department posted a statement issued by Hillary today regarding the safe return of kidnapped NYT war correspondent, David Rohde:
“I am pleased and greatly relieved by the news that New York Times reporter David Rohde is safe and will be reunited soon with his wife and family. Throughout this ordeal, our prayers have been with David, Kristen and their family as we provided resources and assistance from the State Department. I would like to thank the governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan for their assistance in ensuring his safe return. Journalists put themselves at risk every day to report the news in regions gripped by conflict. We rely on their vital role and I am grateful for their service.”