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Abducted Mali election officals released and safe

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

All five polling officials who were abducted in northern Mali have been released, an official in the Kidal region said Sunday.

A local official who was kidnapped at the same time has also been released, the official told AFP. "All those kidnapped on Saturday have been released and are doing well," he said.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130721/abducted-mali-election-officals-released-and-safe