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American Journalist Kidnapped In Iraq


http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) 9 January 2006 -- The "Christian Science Monitor" today said the American journalist who was kidnapped in Iraq is a freelancer named Jill Carroll.


A statement said Carroll was on assignment for the U.S.-based newspaper when she was seized. The paper called for her release.


Carroll was abducted in western Baghdad on 7 January by kidnappers who killed her Iraqi interpreter.


The incident had previously been reported from Baghdad, but Carroll had not been identified.


(AFP)


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