Three kidnapped aid workers released in DR Congo: Caritas

A worker watches a Caritas aid distribution from a truck, in a displaced camp on July 25, 2006 in Manji, DR CongoThree workers with the Catholic aid organisation Caritas were released Wednesday, a day after their abduction in a troubled region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the charity said. “The three Caritas-Congo workers kidnapped near Mweso have been released,” said Caritas-Congo spokesman Guy-Marin Kamandji, without giving details on the circumstances of the release. The kidnap occurred in an area notorious for attacks by the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) rebel group.

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