Italian journalists kidnapped in Libya freed

AFP , Thursday 25 Aug 2011

The four journalists had been kidnapped on Wednesday by Gaddafi's forces

Four Italian journalists kidnapped in Libya on Wednesday by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi who shot dead their driver and kept them hostage, have been freed according to Italy's foreign ministry.

Two of the reporters were covering the conflict for Italy's top daily, Corriere della Sera, while another writes for La Stampa, and the fourth for Avvenire, a Catholic paper.

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