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Italy says aid workers held in Syria freed

Two Italian women aid workers abducted in Syria last summer have been released, the Italian government said Thursday.



Rome: Two Italian women aid workers abducted in Syria last summer have been released, the Italian government said Thursday.

"Greta Ramelli and Vanessa Marzullo are free, they will return to Italy soon," the government said in a tweet from its official account.

The two young women have been held since being abducted by gunmen in Aleppo province while working for the aid group Horryaty.

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