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Afghans free doctor accused of spying

By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / June 10, 1983


Afghan authorities released from jail a French doctor recently sentenced to eight years in prison on spying charges. Dr. Philippe Augoyard was turned over to the French Embassy in Kabul by Afghan authorities, a spokesman for the French External Relations Ministry said. Dr. Augoyard had been employed by the Paris-based Aide Medicale Internationale when he was captured by Afghan troops in January.

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