Bin Laden's ex-driver home in Yemen after Gitmo

SAN'A, Yemen (AP) -- The U.S. Defense Department says Osama bin Laden's former driver is back home in Yemen after his released from U.S. detention at Guantanomo Bay.

The U.S. said Wednesday it transferred Salim Hamdan to Yemeni custody and a Yemeni security official says Hamdan arrived at a military base in the international airport in the capital, San'a. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information.

The official says Hamdan was taken to a state security prison after arriving in Yemen.

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