Marine Released...

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Marine Released...

Postby The.Duke » Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:34 am

Kidnapped US Marine is released


TRIPOLI, Lebanon: A Lebanese-born US Marine missing in Iraq and once feared beheaded by Islamist captors has been freed, the Lebanese foreign ministry and one of his brothers said yesterday.

"We have received a call that reassured us. My brother is alive and has been freed," said Sami Hassoun, who lives in this northern Leb-anese city, of his brother, Corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun.

"We don't know where he is. We are looking forward to seeing him, but we don't know when," he said.

Sami is in permanent telephone contact with his elder brother Mohammed, an engineer in the western US state of Utah.

Lebanon's foreign ministry said its embassy in Iraq had informed Beirut that the Marine "was in a safe place," but gave no further details.
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Postby Land Rover » Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:18 pm

something's rotten in the state of Denmark
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Postby Buzzsaw » Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:39 pm

It's nice to find out that the terrorists aren't that bad of guys after all.
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Postby WillyBlues » Wed Jul 07, 2004 2:46 pm

Pretty soon they will be eating their own, but right now they need to provide a united religious front. I'm just hoping that Iraqi opposition to civil war rises above this
"All there is to thinking is seeing something noticeable which makes you see something you weren't noticing which makes you see something that isn't even visible."
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