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AP Reports Missing US Journalists Currently Being Held in Syria

081008-missing-hlrg-8a.hlarge.jpgThe AP is reporting that the two American journalists reported missing yesterday in Lebanon are being held by the Syrian government for attempting to enter the country illegally after they crossed the border with the help of smugglers

Both Holli Chmela, 27, and Taylor Luck, 23, have been working for the The Jordan Times in Amman and, according to reports yesterday, had not been heard from since Oct. 1.

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