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Indonesian women hostages freed in Iraq

Two Indonesian women taken hostage by an Islamic militant group in Iraq were released unharmed and handed over to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy.Istiqomah binti Misnad and Novitasari binti Sugito, both from East Java province, appeared in shock after their three-day ordeal but were otherwise in good health. “They took us when we were on the road from Amman. They put us in a cell but I don’t know near which city it was. I was scared but they did us no harm and treated us well. Then they decided to release us,” Sugito told AFP. The two young women were coming to Iraq reportedly to work as maids for two Lebanese nationals contracted by an Iraqi electronics company.Full Story

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