Yemen: Kidnapped Italian diplomat released

An Italian diplomat kidnapped in Yemen four days ago has been set free by his captors, an official said.

Updated: Aug 03, 2012, 08:58 AM IST

Sana’a: An Italian diplomat kidnapped in Yemen four days ago has been set free by his captors, an official said on Thursday.
The diplomat was abducted on Sunday near the Italian embassy in Sana’a. He was released Thursday night, Xinhua reported. He was held hostage in Marib province.
A huge ransom was paid for his release, Provincial Governor Sultan al-Arada said.

IANS