Cameroon Says Abducted French Family Released


A French family of seven that was kidnapped in Cameroon by Islamist militants has been freed after two months of captivity.

In an interview with VOA a French foreign ministry spokesman said the seven are in good health and are at the French embassy in Cameroon’s capital, Yaounde.

Spokesman Philippe Lalliot said the family was released late Thursday at the Cameroon-Nigeria border.  He added that France had contact with the kidnappers but no ransom was paid.

The family of three …