Eight foreign hostages seized by a militant group from an offshore vessel in southern Nigeria have been released.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta said in an e-mail the hostages were on their way back to Port Harcourt by boat and a local official confirmed authorities planned to receive them at the state government headquarters.
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