17 Guantanamo Bay detainees approved for transfer

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US Defense chief Ashton Carter has approved the transfer of 17 detainees from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, a senior defense official said Thursday.

"We found homes for the 17," the official told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity, noting that several countries had agreed to take the men. 

When transferred, the notorious prison's population would be reduced to 90.

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