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Former French hostage Pierre Legrand is welcomed by relatives upon... News PhotoAirport,Arrival,Crisis,Crying,Emotion,Family,Family Reunion,Former,France,Government,Horizontal,Hostage,Joy,Military,Paris - France,Politics,Releasing,Sunglasses,YvelinesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFormer French hostage Pierre Legrand (3rdL) is welcomed by relatives upon his arrival with three other hostages at the military airport of Villacoublay outside Paris, on October 30, 2013. Four French hostages who were kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in northern Niger in 2010 have been released on October 29. Frenchmen Thierry Dol, Daniel Larribe, Pierre Legrand and Marc Feret were working for French nuclear giant Areva when they were kidnapped on September 16, 2010, from a uranium compound in Arlit, north-central Niger. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)