Reports: 6 hostages including 3 Americans freed in Yemen

September 20, 2015 1:37 PM

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Six hostages, including three Americans and one British citizen, have been released by rebels in Yemen after more than five months in captivity, airport officials and rebels in the Middle Eastern country said Sunday, according to media reports.

The group of hostages, which includes two Saudis, was held by Shiite rebels known as Houthis in Yemen's capital Sanaa, the Associated Press reported. Their identities were not immediately available.

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