Tue Dec 18, 2012, 03:45 PM
AntiFascist (10,804 posts)
NBC correspondent Richard Engel and crew freed in Syria
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ANTAKYA, Turkey — NBC News correspondent Richard Engel and his four-person crew have been freed unharmed after being kidnapped inside Syria and subjected to five days of forced moves and death threats.
The journalists were released Monday following a gun battle between their captors and Syrian rebels at a checkpoint manned by the Ahrar al-Sham brigade, NBC said. They crossed safely back into Turkey.
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/nbc-correspondent-richard-engel-and-crew-freed-in-syria/2012/12/18/93d53c7e-48ff-11e2-b6f0-e851e741d196_story.html
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