Jill Carroll Released

Journalist Jill Carroll released in Iraq:

CBS11TV—Kidnapped U.S. reporter Jill Carroll has been released after nearly three months in captivity, Iraq police and the leader of the Islamic Party said Thursday. Her editor said she was in good condition.

“She was released this morning, she’s talked to her father and she’s fine,” said David Cook, a Christian Science Monitor editor in Washington. …

The Jawa Report has a good article this morning about Jill Carroll’s kidnapping and release:

Jawa Report—Jill Carroll had been held hostage for nearly three months by a terrorist organization calling itself ‘The Revenge Brigades’. The group killed her translator, but Carroll’s driver escapted. The group had demanded the release of all female Iraqi prisoners or they would execute Carroll, but let several deadlines pass & it was never clear just how serious the threats were. …

 

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