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4 abducted Chinese workers in Sudan freed

(Xinhua) Updated: 2013-01-16 17:36

KHARTOUM - Four Chinese workers, who were abducted on January 12 in Sudan's Darfur region, have been released, a local official in North Darfur state announced and Chinese embassy confirmed on Wednesday.

"The four Chinese workers were released today and have been handed to the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur ( UNAMID)," Mohamed Suleiman Rabih, Commissioner of Kuma Locality in North Darfur state, told Xinhua.

Rabih reiterated that the freed Chinese workers "are in good health."

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