US Hikers Freed by Iran Arrive in Oman
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US Hikers Freed by Iran Arrive in Oman

Muscat : Oman | Sep 22, 2011 at 5:33 AM PDT
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At last a long awaiting moment had arrived.Finally freed from two years of ordeal.When Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, both 29, arrived at Muscat's Royal airport in an aircraft from Oman's Royal Air Force

Wearing their light-coloured shirts and dark trousers, the pair meet their families. Smiling and shouting happily they hugged each other and took photographs with them.

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