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Will Al-Qaeda release Pierre Korkie
US special forces who tried to rescue photojournalist Luke Somers from al-Qaeda in Yemen were not aware of the identity of the other hostage held with him, a US official has told the BBC. Both South African teacher Pierre Korkie and Mr Somers were shot by the militants during the raid, US officials say, and died as a result. A charity working with Mr Korkie said he was to have been freed on Sunday. Its project director said the US rescue attempt had "destroyed everything".