Irish Government: Irishman held hostage in Algeria freed

By REUTERS
January 17, 2013 17:32

DUBLIN - An Irishman who was among a group of gas workers kidnapped in Algeria has been freed and is safe, Ireland's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

"He has been in touch with his family. We understand that he is safe and well. He is no longer a hostage," a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry told Reuters.


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