Insurgents release 300 kidnapped Syrian Kurds: Kurdish official

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Posted: Apr 06, 2015 2:28 PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents have released 300 Kurdish men in the country's north who were taken captive on Sunday, a Kurdish official said on Monday.

Nawaf Khalil, a spokesman for the Kurdish PYD party in Europe, told Reuters by phone that the "men were released by the Islamic militant groups who were holding them".

(Reporting by Oliver Holmes; Editing by Alison Williams)