Kidnapped Ukrainian reporter escapes captors in Syria

By REUTERS
March 11, 2013 17:11

 
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KIEV - A Ukrainian journalist kidnapped by Syrian rebels last October has escaped from her captors and is now on her way to the Syrian capital Damascus, her nephew said on Monday.

The Ukrainian foreign ministry confirmed that Anhar Kochneva was free, though it had no word on the circumstances. "We expect her to be at the Ukrainian embassy in Damascus tomorrow," a ministry spokesman said.

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