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Last Updated: Friday January 01 2010 17:34 GMT

British hostage comes back to UK

Peter Moore

A British man who was captured and held prisoner in Iraq for more than two years has arrived back in the UK.

Peter Moore was working in Iraq in 2007 when he was taken by a group of armed men. He was set free on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old computer expert was taken back to an RAF base in Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

Four other British men were taken hostage in Iraq at the same time as Mr Moore. Three of them are known to have been killed.

They were all working as security guards for Mr Moore. It's thought the fourth man has since been killed as well.

When speaking after his release Mr Moore admitted that he had been "treated roughly" while being held, but added that he had been treated well in the final six months.