Thursday, July 21, 2005

Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Iraq

UPI is reporting that two top Algerian diplomats were kidnapped in Baghdad today. Charge d'Affaires Ali Belaroussi and diplomatic attache Ezzedine Belfadi were snatched as they left a restaurant by 7 gunmen in two cars.

This follows by a couple of weeks the kinapping and reported killing of Egypt's ambassador in Iraq. There have been some reports sufacing in the last two days that he may still be alive.


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