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Chinese laborers on Turks and Caicos released the remaining Israelis they
were holding captive after an Israeli company agreed to pay lost wages.

The 300 or so laborers took employees of Ashtrom captive after the Israeli
company halted construction on a project in Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean
nation. Ashtrom halted the project because one of the banks involved collapsed
in the current financial crisis, Israeli media reported.

The laborers insisted on being paid before releasing the Israelis and several
other foreign nationals.

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Chinese laborers on Turks and Caicos released the remaining Israelis they
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The 300 or so laborers took employees of Ashtrom captive after the Israeli
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Chinese laborers on Turks and Caicos released their remaining Israeli captives after an Israeli company agreed to pay lost wages.

Six Israelis of the Israeli company Ashtrom were released late Saturday. Nine Israelis had been freed the day before, according to reports, after some payments were paid to the laborers.

Some 300 laborers took the employees captive after Ashtrom halted construction on a project in Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean nation. The laborers insisted on being paid before releasing the Israelis and several other foreign nationals.

Ashtrom had stopped the project because one of the banks involved collapsed in the current financial crisis, Israeli media reported.

 

 

 

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