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Relief workers abducted in Ethiopia are released

Nine foreign relief workers were set free in Khartoum, seven weeks after being abducted by guerrillas in Ethiopia. American missionary Gregory Flynn, four Britons, two Italians, and two Irish nuns arrived here Thursday. They were seized in April by the Tigre People's Liberation Front, which seeks independence from Ethiopia for the northern province of Tigre.

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