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Somali Pirates Release 26 Foreign Crew Held for Nearly Five Years

Somali pirates Saturday released 26 sailors who were captured during a ship hijacking nearly five years ago, bringing to an end one of the longest-running hostage taking cases in the country, officials said. Sources close to the pirates told a VOA reporter in the region that hostages were released after their captors were paid a $2 million ransom, a claim repeated by one pirate in an interview with a local media outlet. “We have freed the crew after the agreed ransom of $2 million was...

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