Qatari plane carrying released US detainees has left Iran

DOHA, Qatar — A Qatari jet carrying five US citizens who were held in Iran has left the country for Doha as part of a prisoner exchange, a source with knowledge of the situation tells AFP.

“A Qatari jet has taken off with the five prisoners and two relatives accompanied by the Qatari ambassador,” sayd the informed source, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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