Kidnappers free 5 SKoreans after 10 days in captivity in Mexico

The Foreign Ministry says five South Koreans abducted in Mexico have been set free. Foreign Ministry official Lee Jeong-gwan says the South Koreans are in the care of Mexican police and will be handed to South Korean Embassy staff. Speaking to reporters in Seoul Wednesday, Lee did not say where in Mexico the South Koreans now are or when they will be handed over. The five were kidnapped July 14 while driving in a Mexican border city and their captors had demanded US$30,000. Lee did not provide any additional details.