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UK hostage Peter Moore released alive in Iraq

British hostage Peter Moore has been released alive after two-and-a-half years in captivity in Iraq.

Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Mr Moore, from Lincoln, was in good health and "absolutely delighted at his release".

The BBC's Frank Gardner reports on the background to the release.


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