Kurdish official: Insurgents release 300 kidnapped Syrian Kurds

April 6, 2015 21:25

BEIRUT - Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country's north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Nawaf Khalil, a spokesman for the Kurdish PYD party in Europe, told Reuters by phone that the "men were released by the Islamic militant groups who were holding them".

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