Kidnapped U.S. national freed in Pakistan - television

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Posted: Aug 25, 2011 3:48 AM
Kidnapped U.S. national freed in Pakistan - television

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - An American development expert kidnapped 12 days ago in the Pakistani city of Lahore has been found, local television reported on Thursday, citing police officials.

"We have recovered Dr. Weinstein from the Khushab area and we are still investigating the details," a police official in Lahore.

J.E. Austin Associates Inc's country director Warren Weinstein was kidnapped in Lahore on August 13. The U.S. embassy said it did not have confirmation of his release.

(Editing by Rebecca Conway and Sanjeev Miglani)