US journalist Engel freed after Syria kidnapping: TV

NBC confirms US television journalist Richard Engel has been freed

WASHINGTON, United States – US television journalist Richard Engel has been freed after being kidnapped in Syria and held for five days, his employer, NBC News, said early on Tuesday, December 18.

“After being kidnapped and held for 5 days inside Syria by an unknown group, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and his production crew members have been freed unharmed,” the network said in a statement. – Rappler.com