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5 Prisoners Returned From Guantanamo Bay

August 03, 2004|From Times Wire Reports

The U.S. has handed over five Moroccans detained at the Guantanamo Bay military prison.

The men arrived in the North African kingdom Sunday, the state news agency said, and were handed to Moroccan justice officials.

The men were identified as Mohammed Ouzar, 24; Mohammed Mazouz, 30; Radouane Chekkouri, 32; Abdellah Tabarak, 49; and Brahim Benchakroun, 24. They will be investigated by Moroccan police.

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