Two Guantanamo inmates transferred to Serbia: State Dept. official

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Posted: Jul 11, 2016 10:05 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two inmates from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being transferred to Serbia, leaving 76 detainees at the facility, a State Department official said on Monday.

The Department of Defense announced the transfer of Yemeni national Mansur Ahmad Saad al-Dayfi and Tajik national Muhammadi Davlatov, the official said on condition of anonymity. It was the first time a Guantanamo prisoner was transferred to Serbia, the State Department said.

(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)