Peruvian photographer kidnapped Jan. 1 freed

Kidnappers on Sunday freed a Peruvian news photographer held since Jan. 1, according to officials from the Palestinian Fatah movement. The photographer, Jaime Razuri, 50, worked for the French news agency AFP. He was abducted at gunpoint from Gaza City. There was no immediate word on who the kidnappers were. The kidnapping drew denunciations from Palestinian officials, foreign correspondents and local Palestinian journalists.