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Spanish, Italian hostages released

Published Jul 19, 2012 02:16am

BAMAKO: An Al Qaeda-linked jihadist group based in northern Mali said on Wednesday it had freed two Spanish and one Italian hostage kidnapped in western Algeria in October 2011.

“Consider them freed, because our conditions were respected,” said Mohamed Ould Hicham, a leader of the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) told said.—AFP

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