Iran state TV says US woman freed from prison

September 14, 2010 14:11

TEHERAN, Iran (AP) — American Sarah Shourd was released on Tuesday after more than a year in prison, according to Iran's English language state television.

"Iran has released US national Sarah Shourd," flashed the red colored urgent banner on Press TV Tuesday.Shourd, 32, together with two other Americans were apprehended by Iranian security forces near the border with northern Iraq on July 2009. They have been accused of spying.

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