Journalists Freed From Tripoli's Rixos Hotel

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CNN's Matthew Chance reported Wednesday that the 36 journalists who were being held at the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, have been freed.

Chance and his production team, along with journalists from the BBC, Fox News Channel and other outlets had been trapped in the Gadhafi-controlled hotel for the last five days.

According to a series of tweets Chance sent out around 10:45 a.m. (ET), after negotiating with the loyalists guards for their release, journalists were able to arrange cars to transport them from the hotel to freedom.