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CAIRO: The 19 Egyptians and tourists who have been kidnapped near the Sudanese border are safe and in good health, according to a source at the tour operator of the trip, but a release date is unknown.

Fatma Hussain from Aegyptus Intertravel told Daily News Egypt Thursday that the hostages were “fine.”

Aegyptus Intertravel is the tour operator responsible for the safari during which the kidnapping occurred and whose owner, Ibrahim Abdel Rahim, was also abducted,

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