Japan’s government says a man believed to be Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, shown in 2015, has been freed after being captured in Syria. Photo: AP

Japanese journalist captured by militants in Syria believed free after three years

  • Tokyo says Qatar government provided news of release of man thought to be Jumpei Yasuda
  • Yasuda went missing in 2015 after travelling to Syria to report on the country’s civil war
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Japan’s government says a man believed to be Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, shown in 2015, has been freed after being captured in Syria. Photo: AP
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