Russia: Two Russian hostages, one Italian freed in Syria

By REUTERS
February 4, 2013 11:22




MOSCOW - Two Russians and an Italian have been freed in Syria after being held hostage by rebel forces for nearly two months, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

The ministry said in a statement that Viktor Gorelov, Abdessattar Hassun and Merio Belluomo, who were taken hostage on December 12, had been released in exchange for captured Syrian rebels. All three were in good health, it said.


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