A convoy carrying the released nuns arrive at the Lebanese border crossing point of Masnaa, early Monday March 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
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Thirteen nuns who were kidnapped last year from the historic town of Maaloula in Syria were released Sunday, Lebanon's General Security chief said.A convoy of two buses headed to Syria's Yabroud where the nuns were reportedly held. Ibrahim is expected to accompany the nuns from Arsal to the Masnaa crossing. The nuns were reported missing last year after rebel forces, including radical Islamist groups, seized the town, which is located on the edge of the rugged Qalamoun region, about 60 kilometers northeast of the capital.
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