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Dissidents free hostages aboard Somali jetliner

Five armed Somali dissidents freed 103 hostages held since Saturday on a hijacked jetliner. They surrendered yesterday and were granted asylum by Ethiopia, Somalia's bitter foe. The hijackers had several times set deadlines for blowing up the Somali Airlines plane and passengers if their demands were not met.

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