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Two U.S. journalists being held in North Korea

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These undated photo show two American journalists Laura Ling, rigtht, and Euna Lee. Ling and Lee were detained by North Korean soldiers while on a reporting trip earlier in the week near the country's border with China, South Korean news reports said Thursday, March 19, 2009. (AP / Yonhap)


SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean soldiers detained two American journalists near the country's border with China, South Korean news reports and a South Korean missionary said Thursday.

The journalists -- Laura Ling and Euna Lee, reporters for former Vice President Al Gore's San Francisco-based online media outlet Current TV -- were taken into custody Tuesday, a missionary who spoke to them earlier that day told The Associated Press.

The Rev. Chun Ki-won of the Seoul-based Durihana Mission said by phone from Washington that he was told that the two women were de


Added: Mar-20-2009 Occurred On: Mar-19-2009
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