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The freed American journalist said her captors forced her to make the anti-U.S. propaganda tape, and told her she would be released if she cooperated.
UPDATE: Carroll lands safely in Boston.
Jill Carroll, 28, was released unharmed after nearly three months of captivity. “I was treated well, but I don’t know why I was kidnapped,” she tells Iraqi TV. As yet, there is no explanation as to why she was let go.
The 28-year-old female stringer for the Christian Science Monitor appears in a video broadcast on Al Jazeera. | storyThe AP has more info.
The action, in search of kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll, comes on the heels of a raid of a Sunni scholar group. | story
Twenty-eight-year-old freelance reporter Jill Carroll is the first American female journalist to be kidnapped during the war. | story
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