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Chinese hostages released in Cameroon

2010-03-18 08:32 BJT

The Chinese Embassy in Cameroon has confirmed that the seven Chinese nationals kidnapped in the African country have been released. The released hostages arrived in Cameroon's port city, Limbe, late on Wednesday, and the seven are all in good condition.

The seven individuals working for a private fishing company were kidnapped off the Bakassi Peninsula in southwest Cameroon on Friday. A group calling itself the "Africa Marine Commandos" claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

The seven Chinese nationals working for a private fishing company were kidnapped off the Bakassi peninsula in southwest Cameroon early Friday. A group calling itself the "Africa Marine Commando" is claiming responsibility. 
The seven Chinese nationals working for a private fishing company were 
kidnapped off the Bakassi peninsula in southwest Cameroon early Friday. 
A group calling itself the "Africa Marine Commando" is claiming 

7 Chinese kidnapped off Cameroon coast

The Chinese Embassy in Cameroon says that the seven Chinese nationals kidnapped there are currently unharmed. The embassy has launched an emergency plan and will do whatever it can to rescue the hostages. Relevant departments in Cameroon are also working closely with the embassy to ensure the release of the hostages as quickly as possible.  Full story>>