Fijian peacekeepers to be released 'soon'

September 9, 2014 11:28 PM

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Fijian peacekeepers to be released 'soon'

A group of 45 UN peacekeepers from Fiji taken hostage in the Golan Heights two weeks ago by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels will be released soon, the Fiji government said Wednesday.

"Fijian troops will soon be released. More details to follow," the Ministry of Information said in a one-line statement on its official Facebook page.

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