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NBC reporter kidnapped in Syria,
released unharmed after 5 days

New York Post, by Andy Soltis

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Posted By:FlyRight, 12/18/2012 8:18:47 AM

Richard Engel, NBC’s award-winning chief foreign correspondent, was kidnapped in war-torn Syria and held for five days before being released unharmed, the network announced today.The network said early today that Engel and his crew had been kidnapped by "an unknown group," but that are currently out of the country.A Turkish media report yesterday that Engel and Aziz Akyavas, a Turkish journalist working with Engel, had been missing since last week quickly went viral and fueled fears they had been killed in the fighting.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: vrb8m, 12/18/2012 8:43:54 AM     (No. 9072305)

He probably blamed and trashed the U.S. for every conceivable ill toward Syria, just like that other lefty so-called journalist did several years ago during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: vulcanrider, 12/18/2012 8:55:44 AM     (No. 9072328)

Once again the Times gets it wrong. They weren´t released, they escaped during a firefight between the people holding them and the rebels. Yeah, that´s right, they weren´t abducted by the rebels, but by the supporters of the regime. Imagine that...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 12/18/2012 9:10:15 AM     (No. 9072357)

You just can´t get good kidnappers these days.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYBruin, 12/18/2012 9:23:11 AM     (No. 9072376)

Good news! I was afraid we might lose another SEAL in rescuing him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/18/2012 1:33:26 PM     (No. 9072918)

Fishy... Looks like the MSM doing all it can to help Obozo justify his planned invasion. These guys looked fat, dumb & happy. I suspect they were partying with an Al Qaeda group for a few days.

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