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Nigerian Islamist militants free three aid workers, other civilian hostages: U.N.

Reuters Thursday, 16 January 2020
Islamist militants released three aid workers and other civilians in northeast Nigeria who had been held hostage since late December, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator in the country said on Thursday.
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