Media News - Friday, August 03, 2012
Two Turkish journalists who had have been captured by Members of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) were released and are back in Turkey. The reporters were in Turkey to cover the civil war when they were captured in the province of Aleppo, the centre of intense fighting between government and rebel forces. Cihat Arpacik, of the Milli Gazete daily, and Kemal Gumus of the Star Gazetesi newspaper, were abducted early Wednesday. The journalists were held until the evening, at which point they were put inside an unidentified vehicle and sent off to an unknown direction. Their release was mediated by the Free Syrian Army, according to reports. (Adnkronos.com)
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