French hostages freed in Burkina Faso arrive back in Paris

Two French tourists kidnapped while on a safari trip in Benin and who were rescued last week along with two other hostages after their captors transferred them to the Sahel region of Burkina Faso, arrived at a military airfield close to Paris on Saturday where they and a South Korean woman freed with them were greeted by President Emmanuel Macron.

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A French hostage in Burkina Faso, freed in an overnight rescue this week in which two soldiers were killed, described the experience as "hell", reports CNN.