Three Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria set free

Three Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria last year were set free Saturday after 10 months in captivity.

Antonio Pampliega, Jose Manuel Lopez and Angel Sastre were in Turkey and in good condition, government sources in Madrid confirmed to dpa.

The journalists, including one photographer, had reported from Syria as freelancers for various news media.

The men crossed from Turkey into Syria on July 10 and were last seen in a rebel-held district in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo.

Last update: Sun, 08/05/2016 - 00:00
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