Alan Johnston freed

KIDNAPPED British journalist Alan Johnston has today been freed by his captors.The BBC reporter was released from in Gaza in the early hours of this morning.

KIDNAPPED British journalist Alan Johnston has today been freed by his captors.

The BBC reporter was released from in Gaza in the early hours of this morning.

A British consular official said that Mr Johnston had set off in a convoy for Jerusalem in the company of British diplomats.

Mr Johnston was the only Western reporter permanently based in Gaza and had been working there for three years when he went missing on March 12.