Saudis free two German girls kidnapped in Yemen: official

18th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

Saudi security forces have freed two German girls kidnapped in Yemen last year, the Saudi interior ministry announced Tuesday.

"Security forces in communication with Yemen counterparts were able to recover two German girls in the border region between the two countries on Monday," the interior ministry said in a statement released on the SPA news agency.

"They were part of a group kidnapped by criminal elements last year," it added.

© 2010 AFP

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