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Kidnapped journalist returns

MIRAMSHAH: A journalist kidnapped by suspected militants about two months ago reached home here on Wednesday, after a deal was struck between the kidnappers and a jirga, sources said.

Rehmatullah Khan Derpakhel was kidnapped on Aug 11 from the main bazaar of Miramshah, they said.

Additional Political Agent M. Amin Khan confirmed that Mr Derpakhel had returned to his home, at around 9pm.

Mr Khan said a jirga formed by Khyber Pakhtunhwa Governor Masood Kausar had negotiated the deal with the kidnappers.
Source: Dawn
Date:10/13/2011