Myanmar frees jailed Reuters journalists

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar

Two Reuters journalists jailed Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29 have been released from jail after spending more than 500 days behind prison walls.

The two Journalists were last year in September convicted of breaking the Official and sentenced to seven years in jail.

The President Win Myint pardoned thousands of other prisoners in mass amnesties since last month and the latest being the two journalist whose arrest caused international outcry for their release.