French family held in Cameroon back in Paris

Three adults and four children, kidnapped at gunpoint by Boko Haram and held for two months, arrive home.

    A French family held hostage in Cameroon for two months has arrived in Paris.

    The three adults and four children were kidnapped at gunpoint by the group Boko Haram.

    French President Francois Hollande, who greeted the family at the airport, has insisted his government did not pay a ransom to free them.

    Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.


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