Three Chinese sailors taken captive set free

Three Chinese sailors who were among a 25-member multinational crew held captive by Somali militiamen for nearly four months landed safely in Shanghai Monday afternoon.

The men, Jin Hongji, Yuan Zhengnan, Li Taimin, arrived at Pudong International Airport after a flight from Dubai, capital of the United Arab Emirates, according to officers at the Pudong Entry-Exit Frontier Inspection Station.