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December 19, 2009

12 Guantanamo detainees freed; captive count at 8-year low

The captives released this week included six Yemenis, four Afghans and two Somali citizens. Their departures from Guantanamo brought the headcount there to 198, the first time the number of suspects at the prison camp for supposed terrorists has dropped below 200 since February, 2002.

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