Nuns held by rebels in Syria are freed, arrive at border -witnesses

By Reuters | Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:53 AM

By Firas Makdesi and Alexander Dziadosz

JDAIDAT YABBOUS, Syria/BEIRUT, March 9 (Reuters) - About a dozen nuns held by rebels in Syria for more than three months were released on Sunday and arrived back in Syria after travelling through Lebanon, officials and witnesses said.

Witnesses at the Syrian border with Lebanon said the nuns arrived at the crossing late on Sunday night and headed toward ...

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