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Students released after mass Iraq kidnapping

Latest update : 2008-04-06

A group of at least 40 university students were freed hours after gunmen abducted them while travelling in a bus near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, Sunday.

A group of at least 40 students was freed hours after being kidnapped in northern Iraq on Sunday, an Iraqi security spokesman said.

Brigadier-General Khalid Abdul-Sattar, security spokesman in Iraq's Nineveh province, said the busload of students, who were seized earlier by gunmen on a highway, were freed after an operation by Iraqi security forces.

Date created : 2008-04-06

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