Italian Hostage in Syria Freed

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An Italian held hostage since being kidnapped in 2016 on the Turkey-Syria border has been released, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday.

"Our fellow countryman Alessandro Sandrini has been liberated following coordinated action in overseas territory," Conte said in a brief statement.

Italian press reports cited Sandrini's father as saying he was released in Syria. 

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Thumb whyaskwhy 23 May 2019, 19:20

I wonder how much money was exchanged for Allesandro's release, all that good money will go towards getting people closer to God too! everyone's a winner....