Ibrahim Saqr, left, speaks to the press next to his released son Michel in Zahle, Saturday, March 8, 2014. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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A 9-year-old boy who was kidnapped in east Lebanon was safely returned to his family early Saturday.Saqr was snatched Friday at around 7:00 a.m. while on his way to the Sainte Famille School in Zahle with his two sisters.Saqr said he was not harmed during his captivity and that his kidnappers had routinely asked whether he wanted any food.The release of Saqr was likely prompted by a series of raids conducted by the Lebanese Army in the northeast of the country, a security source said.
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