Reports are coming in that NBC's Richard Engel is now free from captivity after spending 5 days in the hands of an unknown group inside Syria. Engel was taken (along with several others) after crossing into Syria from Turkey.

Reports state that other than being blind-folded and bound, Engel and his 5 member production crew are unharmed. While in captivity, NBC states that there was no claim of responsibility and no demands for ransom.

Richard Engel and his team are now safely out of Syria.