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  5/16/2014, Iyar 16, 5774

Syria: 5 Aid Workers Released after 4 Months

The medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres-MSF) announced, Thursday, that five of its workers have been freed after months of captivity in Syria. MSF said that two of the captive aid workers were freed Wednesday and the other three were freed last month.

The organization closed one of its hospitals and two medical centers in northwest Syria after the workers were abducted in January.