Jordanian kidnapped for ransom in southern Syria is freed

AP News
Posted: Dec 03, 2017 7:38 AM

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's military says it has rescued a Jordanian civilian who was kidnapped for ransom by an armed group in southern Syria several days ago.

The military-linked Hala Akhbar site said Sunday that the Jordanian man had been living in southern Syria and owned a farm there. It says he was tortured by his captors.

The site says the man has returned to his family in northern Jordan.

It provided no further details.