Libyan Official Says 3 North Koreans Freed From IS

September 20, 2016 2:51 PM

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A Libyan official says three North Koreans kidnapped by the Islamic State group near the city of Sirte have been freed.

Muftah Salem, a Health Ministry official in the eastern town of Jalu, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the North Korean couple and their driver were kidnapped outside the central city of Sirte more than a year ago.

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