The journalists are reporter Dave Clark, 38, and photographer Roberto Schmidt, 45, both of whom work for AFP; and Joe Raedle, 45, a photographer for Getty Images.

Agence France Presse says the Libyan government has released three journalists captured last week.

An AFP report said the three were freed in Tripoli early Wednesday. It didn’t provide any details.

The journalists are reporter Dave Clark, 38, and photographer Roberto Schmidt, 45, both of whom work for AFP; and Joe Raedle, 45, a photographer for Getty Images.

Citing a driver who was traveling with them, AFP said the journalists ran into a military convoy about seven miles (12 kilometers) outside the eastern city of Ajdabiya on Saturday, and the three were detained.

Four New York Times journalists held for six days and released on Thursday said they were abused while in Libyan captivity.

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