British hostages released in DR Congo


Two Britons held hostage in Democratic Republic of Congo were released, Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson said.

They were kidnapped on Friday while visiting Virunga National Park.
“I pay tribute to the DRC authorities and the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation for their tireless help during this terrible case,” Johnson said in a statement.

A park ranger was killed during the kidnapping, near Kibati village just north of Goma.