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NDF captives may be released on Friday

Namibian National Defence Force (NDF) soldiers held for several months in Rwanda as prisoners of war are expected to be flown back to Namibia later on Friday, ‘The Namibian’ said on Friday.

Defence Minister Erkki Nghimtina is leading a Namibian delegation which is expected to meet the 11 freed Namibian prisoners of war in Kinshasa on Friday afternoon. Zimbabwean soldiers are also expected to be handed over to officials from their country.

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