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Benin, Burkina Faso / Hostage Rescue #1137272

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 11, 2019
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Studio: Erielle Reshef) The rescue of four tourist hostages in Burkina Faso reviewed; details given about the American woman remaining anonymous; scenes shown of the two French & the Korean hostages thanking the soldiers killed in the operation; details given of the US State Department advisory about the Benin wildlife park where the kidnapping took place. [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD@- says the kidnappers moved across the desert.] The timing of the rescue operation & lack of details about the American discussed.

Reporter(s):
Llamas, Tom;
Reshef, Erielle
Duration:
00:02:50

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