UN observers taken hostage in Sinai
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UN observers taken hostage in Sinai

Bedouin gunmen demand release of fellow tribesmen

Ten Fijian soldiers in the United Nations international observer force in Sinai were kidnapped on Monday by Bedouin gunmen who demanded the release of fellow tribesmen held in prison.

Israeli media, quoting Egyptian security officials, said the soldiers were released a few hours later.

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