3 Italian aid workers freed in Afghanistan

Afghan authorities released three Italian medical workers who had been detained for a week.
The aid workers were released Sunday after they were found not to be involved in a plot to kill a provincial governor, according to Fox News.
The nine Emergency employees were taken into custody April 10 after Afghan and British forces found explosives and handguns in an Emergency hospital in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, according to CNN.
Marco Garatti, a surgeon with the group, said that they were well treated while in custody.

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