Free But Not Completely: Hostages arrive at Egyptian seaport

Negotiator Ansar Burney said that the talks to secure the release of the 22 hostages are in the final stage.


Express June 11, 2011

KARACHI: The plane carrying Pakistani hostages tentatively freed from Somali pirates has reached the seaport town of Suez. The plane, which arrived at the special operation centre, has been rented for five days. Negotiator Ansar Burney said that the talks to secure the release of the 22 hostages, that includes four Pakistanis, are in the final stage. June 11 is the likely date of release.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 10th, 2011.

 

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