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Southern Philippines rebels free three Indonesian hostages

MANILA (Reuters) - Abu Sayyaf rebels linked to Islamic State freed three more Indonesian captives on Sunday after a three-month ordeal, the Philippine government said, taking the number of hostages released to nine in the past two weeks.
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