Javier Espinosa and his son Yerai
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Syria crisis: Freed Spanish journalists back in Spain

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria have returned to Madrid after six months in captivity.

El Mundo correspondent Javier Espinosa and freelance photographer Ricardo Garcia Vilanova were earlier freed and handed over to the Turkish military.

The pair arrived at Torrejon de Ardoz airbase, where they were welcomed by overjoyed friends and family.

  • 30 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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