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8 Detainees Released From Guantanamo

A detainee is escorted to interrogation by US military guards at Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base
The Pentagon says seven detainees at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have been released to their home countries.

A statement said Wednesday that three of the detainees were released after a tribunal determined that they were not enemy combatants. One was sent back to Sudan, another to Saudi Arabia and the third to Jordan.

Four others cleared under different types of administrative review were released to Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan.

An eighth detainee, a Moroccan, has been transferred to Spain, where he is accused of having links to an al-Qaida cell.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.