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The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is urgently looking into the reports.
Armed groups are active in the southern desert from where the trio was reported abducted.
The 29-year-old was among six abducted at the resort.
The pair, believed to be affiliated with a Kabul university, was taken from a nearby road late on Sunday.
Aparecida Schunck was reportedly seized in Sao Paulo on Friday night.
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Seven men were taken hostage in total, and five injured.
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The mining contractors were travelling to work when ambushed.
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The 25-year-old Mexico national team striker snatched a cellphone from his captors and called for help, officials say.
Pulido plays for the Greek soccer team Olympiakos.
A total of 276 girls were taken from school in April 2014.
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