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Another Italian Hostage Released; Government To Free 27 Prisoners

April 12 2012


Maoist rebels in western India have freed an Italian hostage who was kidnapped last month, reports Agenzia Giornalistica Italia.

Paolo Bosusco was abducted with another Italian tourist on March 14 in India's Orissa state. The first hostage was released 11 days later.

After his release on Thursday, Bosusco joked that he had a "paid vacation."

During negotiations with the Maoists, the chief minister of Orissa state agreed to free 27 prisoners, noted AFP.

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