14:43 GMT22 June 2021
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    Turkish border patrol found US intelligence officer, who asked her command for rescue and headed to the Syrian-Turkish border two days ago, according to local media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Turkish border patrol found on Sunday a US intelligence officer who US and Turkish military had been searching for for two days, Turkish media reported.

    Injured while on mission in Syria, the officer asked her command for rescue and headed to the Syrian-Turkish border, the Hurriyet newspaper said.

    Reportedly, US and Turkish military launched a search and rescue operation, involving helicopters and drones, but failed to find the intelligence agent.

    On Sunday, the woman was found by Turkish patrol officers near the Syrian-Turkish border and brought to the Incirlik base. Her condition is unknown, the newspaper added.

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