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December 22, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
A rebel Tajik guerrilla group Saturday freed seven United Nations military observers it had threatened to kill and 14 other hostages, diplomatic sources said. The rebels continued to hold two members of the Tajik opposition, the sources said. Earlier, the U.N. said the captives included two Bulgarians, a Dane, a Jordanian, a Ukrainian, a Uruguayan and an Austrian.
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February 18, 1997 | Associated Press
A warlord freed his last six hostages Monday--five of them U.N. workers--ending a two-week standoff in this Central Asian country. The breakthrough came after President Emamali Rakhmonov ventured into the mountains east of Dushanbe, the capital, on Monday to personally negotiate for the hostages' release. The warlord, Bakhram Sadirov, had demanded direct talks with the president. After the meeting, he released the hostages and apologized for taking 16 captives since Feb. 4.
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February 18, 1997 | Associated Press
A warlord freed his last six hostages Monday--five of them U.N. workers--ending a two-week standoff in this Central Asian country. The breakthrough came after President Emamali Rakhmonov ventured into the mountains east of Dushanbe, the capital, on Monday to personally negotiate for the hostages' release. The warlord, Bakhram Sadirov, had demanded direct talks with the president. After the meeting, he released the hostages and apologized for taking 16 captives since Feb. 4.
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December 22, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
A rebel Tajik guerrilla group Saturday freed seven United Nations military observers it had threatened to kill and 14 other hostages, diplomatic sources said. The rebels continued to hold two members of the Tajik opposition, the sources said. Earlier, the U.N. said the captives included two Bulgarians, a Dane, a Jordanian, a Ukrainian, a Uruguayan and an Austrian.
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December 21, 1996 | Reuters
Guerrillas seized 23 hostages Friday, including seven U.N. military observers, and threatened to shoot them if their demands are not met within two days. The hostages were taken about 40 miles east of Dushanbe, the capital, as a U.N. convoy traveled from central Tajikistan, where government troops and opposition forces have clashed recently.
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December 21, 1996 | Reuters
Guerrillas seized 23 hostages Friday, including seven U.N. military observers, and threatened to shoot them if their demands are not met within two days. The hostages were taken about 40 miles east of Dushanbe, the capital, as a U.N. convoy traveled from central Tajikistan, where government troops and opposition forces have clashed recently.
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