Missing Turkish reporters delivered to Syrian intelligence: report

Missing Turkish reporters delivered to Syrian intelligence: report

HATAY - Anatolia News Agency
Missing Turkish reporters delivered to Syrian intelligence: report

Turkish journalist Adem Özköse (L) and Hamit Coşkun are missing in Syria. AA photos

Two missing Turkish reporters were delivered to Syrian intelligence by pro-regime militia, Anatolia news agency reported.

Local sources claimed that regime forces escorted the reporters with armoured vehicle following tips revealing their whereabouts. Where they were remains uknown.

Adem Özkose, Middle East correspondent for the Gerçek Hayat magazine and columnist for Milat, and Hamit Coşkun, a cameraman, crossed into Syria from the southern province of Hatay last week. Coşkun is reportedly wounded.

Özkose was last heard from on March 10, when he called from an area near the northern town of Idlib, which the Syrian army captured on March 13, said Adakoğlu, adding that they were seeking help from the Turkish Foreign Ministry to locate both.

Syria, Turkey