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This is an incredible story of British couple is now savoring their first full day of freedom.
After more than a year in captivity at the hands of Somalis pirates imagine what this has been like for them.
Paul and Rachel Chandler were abducted while they were sailing in the Indian Ocean and reportedly freed after payment of a hefty ransom.
Great how hot -- five in London Greg what is the latest what a story and thank goodness -- people are finally it's great.
What -- what a story indeed Martha it is they happy and to very long -- -- Paul and Rachel Chandler we are poll are resting in the UK high commission or embassy residence in Nairobi Kenya and they deserve it.
They should be heading home to England tomorrow this after as you noted being nabbed off the east African coast in their yacht.
Being held in captivity by pirates for thirteen months despite beatings and living very hard in the Somali brush we are told that all sixty.
Rachel 56 are in good shape.
As for that ransom we've been speaking to people very close to the talks the ongoing months long talks involving their -- we're told the ransom amount has about 800000.
Dollars that the first one was paid to the pirates in June and then they reneged on the deal and then the second -- paid.
Just in the last couple of days that money coming from family from friends from -- even although they're denying it possibly UK government we are told the talks were not easy involve a lot of different players what is easy to see though is the joy on the faces of Paul and Rachel let's listen what rich -- -- -- yesterday.
Also quickly bittersweet for the 500.
Hostages which still remain in captivity the pirates still very busy along that coast and in Somalia back to you.
Well that's situations to be stopped Greg thank you very much -- not reporting from London.
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