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CORRECTED-Story on Al Jazeera video of Iraq hostages withdrawn

The DUBAI story headlined ” Iraq group says to kill Germans if demands unmet-TV,” which ran at 0924 GMT, is wrong and is withdrawn. The story said that a new video aired by Al Jazeera television showed the captors of two German engineers in Iraq threatening to kill them if Germany did not close its embassy in Iraq. In fact, the footage was not new but a re-transmission of extracts aired earlier by the station, and reported by Reuters at 2127 GMT on Tuesday. Full Story

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