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27 Afghan mine sweepers freed, four dead

Online International News Network  July 12.2011

KABUL: Twenty-seven Afghan mine sweepers kidnapped by gunmen in western Afghanistan have been freed but four others were killed, an official said on Monday.’Last night, all 27 of our mine clearers were freed by the kidnappers,’ Daud Farahi, manager of the Demining Agency for Afghanistan, told the German Press Agency dpa.’We were in negotiation with the kidnappers through tribal leaders, as result of the tribal talks they were released.’

July 11, 2011 - Posted by | Afghanistan, Demining | , , , ,

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