Kidnapped Dutch couple released in Yemen

A Dutch couple kidnapped by armed tribesmen almost two weeks ago were released on Monday, the BBC reports.

‘They are with tribal intermediaries and are on their way back to Sanaa,’ a Yemen government official told the BBC.
Jan Hoogendoorn, 54, and his wife Heleen Janszen, 49, were held in a hard-to-reach part of the Al-Siraj mountains. The couple were working in Yemen when they were kidnapped.
Both were well-treated by their kidnappers, they told reporters by telephone while in captivity

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