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August 15, 1987 | From Reuters
Kidnapers have released Victor Kano, head of Lebanon and Jordan branches of the Lions Club charity, after holding him for 11 months, police said Friday. They said Kano, a Christian, was released in south Beirut on Thursday night and took a taxi to his home in Muslim West Beirut. Kano, kidnaped by gunmen last September, would not comment, but his family said he was in good health.
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August 15, 1987 | From Reuters
Kidnapers have released Victor Kano, head of Lebanon and Jordan branches of the Lions Club charity, after holding him for 11 months, police said Friday. They said Kano, a Christian, was released in south Beirut on Thursday night and took a taxi to his home in Muslim West Beirut. Kano, kidnaped by gunmen last September, would not comment, but his family said he was in good health.
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September 11, 1986
A Lions Club executive for the Middle East was kidnaped in West Beirut, one day after American educator Frank Herbert Reed was abducted at gunpoint by Islamic militants. Beirut radio said that Victor Kano, a Lebanese Christian of Syrian origin who heads 35 Lions Club branches in Lebanon and Jordan, was seized by three unidentified gunmen.
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August 14, 1987 | United Press International
The former governor of the Lebanese branch of the U.S.-affiliated Lions Club was released after 11 months as a hostage, police said today. His wife said the kidnapers paid his taxi fare home. Police said Victor Kano, a Christian native of Syria who was abducted in September, 1986, near his home in Muslim West Beirut, was freed late Thursday night in the Druze-controlled town of Shweifat, south of Beirut. His wife said Kano was blindfolded most of the time and could not identify his kidnapers.
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