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UN staff held hostage in DR Congo have been released: official

AFP  |  United Nations 

A group of 16 UN staff held hostage by former South Sudanese rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been released, a UN official said.

The UN employees from the MONUSCO mission were taken captive in a camp outside of Goma by the unarmed ex-rebels yesterday.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 03:28 IST