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February 3, 2012 11:39 am

American Tourists Kidnapped in Egypt Released

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Orthodox priest walking near Mount Sinai, close to area where American tourists were kidnapped. Photo: wiki commons.

BBC – They had been travelling in a bus from St Catherine’s monastery to the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh earlier on Friday when it was stopped by gunmen.

Officials said the kidnappers were Bedouin tribesmen who had demanded the release of recently arrested relatives.

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