Two Americans freed after being held six months in Yemen

September 20, 2015 5:49 PM

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Two Americans held for nearly six months in war-ravaged Yemen have been released and sent to Oman, the White House said Sunday.

NBC News confirmed the identities of the freed men as Scott Darden, a 45-year-old working for a New Orleans logistics firm, and Sam Farran, a 54-year-old security consultant from Michigan.

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