Yemen kidnappers free U.N. water engineer, says world body

November 9, 2014 5:29 AM

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DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Nations said a Sierra Leonean water engineer working in Yemen on a sanitation project had been freed more than a year after being kidnapped by unidentified armed men.

"Colleagues at the United Nations are delighted that James Massaquoi, who was abducted in Yemen in October 2013, has today been released and is safe and well," said a U.N. statement dated Nov. 8.

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