Yemeni forces free eight hostages, kill seven kidnappers: agency

November 25, 2014 4:33 AM

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SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country's supreme security committee said.

The committee, in a statement published by state news agency Saba, did not disclose the nationality of the foreign hostage nor say where in Yemen the operation took place.

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