Abducted NBC correspondent released in Syria

Abducted NBC correspondent released in Syria

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 4: (AFP OUT) In this television screen grab taken and provided by NBC, NBC News' Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel speaks via satellite from to Sderot, Israel to host David Gregory during a live taping of "Meet the Press" at the NBC studios on January 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. Engel discussed the current Israel Gaza Conflict which is now in its ninth day. (Photo by NBC/Meet the Press via Getty Images)

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Posted on December 18, 2012 at 8:59 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 18 at 10:35 AM

SYRIA -- Abducted NBC correspondent Richard Engel has been released unharmed.

Engel, the network's Chief Foreign Correspondent, and his production team, were held for 5 days in Syria.

The network says the team is now out of Syria.

13 News has no more details at this time.

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