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Two kidnapped Chinese contractors released in Myanmar

Posted on May 19 2014 | IANS

Yangon, May 19 : Two Chinese contractors with Chinese copper mining company Wanbao, kidnapped by activists in Latpadaungtaung copper mine project area in Myanmar's Monywa Sunday, were released Monday evening, the company sources said.

The two kidnapped persons were in good health, the sources confirmed, according to Xinhua.

The release followed the company's appeal.

The two Chinese nationals, along with a Myanmarese citizen, were kidnapped while they were surveying the land in the project area Sunday morning.

The Myanmar national was freed Sunday evening.

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