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American Among 4 Hostages Rescued in Burkina Faso

It wasn't immediately clear when or where the American or South Korean went missing

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Four hostages were rescued in West Africa overnight, including an American woman, French authorities said Friday.

NBC News reported that two French nationals and a South Korean were also rescued in an operation in Burkina Faso that left two French commandos dead.

The rescued French citizens had vanished on May 1. It wasn't immediately clear when or where the American or South Korean went missing.

U.S. officials weren't immediately available for comment.

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