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Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria
Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria

NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel has uncovered new details about his 2012 kidnapping in Syria. Engel and five other members of an NBC News team were captured by armed gunmen, bound and blindfolded and expected to be killed during their five-day captivity that began Dec. 13, 2012. They were freed on the fifth night after a firefight at a rebel checkpoint that occurred when the kidnappers were transporting the group for what they believed was a hand-off to Syrian military forces. What happened to Engel and his crew – and the danger they were in - remains true. But Engel turned up new information about his captors’ affiliation, according to a detailed account...

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