Nigerian hostages released

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Pirates release Lithuanian sailors abducted off Nigerian coast

Pirates have released two Lithuanian sailors abducted off the coasts of Nigeria in mid-October, Government Vice-Chancellor Rimantas Vaitkus confirmed to BNS Lithuania on Friday, reports LETA/BNS.

“We were just notified by the shipowner that the hostages have been freed,” said Vaitkus.

The released Lithuanian citizens are now undergoing medical tests in a local hospital and are in good condition, the vice-chancellor cited the shipowner as saying.

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