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UK hostage Peter Moore's family: 'He was cracking jokes'


British hostage Peter Moore, who was held captive in Iraq for more than two-and-a-half years, has been freed.

He is said to be in good health and ''delighted'' to be released.

His stepmother Pauline Sweeney and stepfather Fran spoke to him by phone and said he ''sounded well and was cracking jokes''.


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