Kosovo frees 8-year-old from Syria captivity

October 15, 2014 8:00 PM

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SLATINA, Kosovo (AP) — An 8-year-old boy from Kosovo was reunited with his mother late on Wednesday after intelligence and security forces brought him back from Syria where he was taken by his jihadi father and kept for 5 months, officials said.

Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci said in a statement that Kosovo's Intelligence Agency "successfully located, found and returned" Erion Zena to Kosovo. He said the operation was "complicated and dangerous," but didn't give any further details. It was authorized by Thaci and the country's Preside...

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