Cameroon army frees 16 hostages, including Polish priest

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A Cameroonian army operation has freed 16 hostages, including Polish Catholic priest Mateusz Dziedzic, who was abducted by rebels from Central African Republic last month, Cameroon’s government said on Wednesday.



“A special operation of Cameroonian defence and security forces permitted the liberation last night of 15 Cameroonian hostages … as well as the Polish priest Mateusz Dziedzic,” the statement said.