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GHAZNI, Afghanistan, (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s Taliban movement freed three remaining South Korean hostages on Thursday as part of a deal with the Seoul government, Reuters witnesses said.

Like the previous 16 captives freed since Wednesday, the two women and a man were handed over to the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ghazni province, from where the Taliban seized 23 South Koreans on July 19.

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Asharq Al-Awsat is the world’s premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously each day on four continents in 14 cities. Launched in London in 1978, Asharq Al-Awsat has established itself as the decisive publication on pan-Arab and international affairs, offering its readers in-depth analysis and exclusive editorials, as well as the most comprehensive coverage of the entire Arab world.

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