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Militants Release Turkish Reporter After Three Days

September 12, 2004|From Reuters

ANKARA, Turkey — Kidnappers released a Turkish journalist in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul three days after her abduction, CNN-Turk television reported Saturday.

The kidnappers delivered Zeynep Tugrul, a journalist for the mass-circulation Sabah newspaper, to a politician in Mosul after her kidnappers contacted him by telephone, the station said.

The motive of her kidnappers and their identity were not known. Tugrul left Iraq for Turkey after her release.

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