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Kenyan Police Release 3 Europeans Held on Terror Suspicion


Three European nationals arrested in Kenya on suspicion of terrorist activities have been released.

German Andrej Hermlin tells the French news agency, AFP, that he and fellow German Gerd Uwe, along with a Dutch woman, Fleur van Dissel, were released earlier Saturday. No reason for the release was given.

On Friday, police spokesman Eric Kiraithe had said the three were arrested at Nairobi's international airport late Thursday as they attempted to leave the country.

Kiraithe said the suspects entered the country as journalists but had, in his words, been "conducting themselves in a suspicious manner." He says the three took video footage of security installations in the country.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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