Cameroon Students Have Been Released, Officials Say

DAKAR, Senegal — Dozens of students kidnapped from a boarding school in a restive region of Cameroon were freed Tuesday after being held hostage for two days, according to local and military officials.

The circumstances of the mass kidnapping were mired in confusion, but more than
70 teenage students were dropped off at the campus of their Presbyterian Secondary School by masked men around 11 p.m.

No ransom had been paid for the release of the children, who were taken sometime Sunday or Monday from their campus in Nkwen, a village outside Bamenda .

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