Italian Journalist freed after being kidnapped in Syria
Reuters, Rome

Italian journalist Domenico Quirico, kidnapped in Syria in early April has been freed, the foreign ministry in Rome said on Sunday.

Quirico, a veteran reporter for La Stampa daily newspaper with long experience reporting on conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, entered Syria on April 6 but disappeared four days later, and still no side or group claimed responsibility for his kidnapping .

The newspaper’s website said Quirico is flying back to Italy today.

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