Two abducted members of the joint African Union-United Nations mission in Sudan’s Darfur region, or UNAMID, were freed Aug. 17, after three days in captivity.

The police advisors with UNAMID, Nabil Kilani and Ahmad Qaisi, were kidnapped Aug. 14 in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur. Both were in good condition.

The abduction was the latest in a series of attacks on UNAMID forces in recent weeks. An ambush last month injured seven peacekeepers, while another in June killed three, Voice of America reports.

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