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Kidnapped S. Korean trade official freed in Libya

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A South Korean trade official who was kidnapped in Libya has been freed three days after he was taken hostage by armed men, the Libyan and South Korean foreign ministries said Wednesday. 

A general view shows the Libyan capital Tripoli on August 22, 2011

Han Seok-Woo, the head of the Libya unit of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), was freed Wednesday and was in good health, they said.

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