Freed Italian hostages flown home from Libya

March 6, 2016 10:29 AM

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ROME Two Italian hostages freed in Libya after two fellow captives were allegedly killed by Islamic State militants were flown back to Italy on Sunday, officials said.

The four were employees of Italian construction company Bonatti and were seized last July near the western Libyan city of Sabratha, near a compound owned by the energy group Eni.

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