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At Least 50 Kidnapped In Baghdad


http://gdb.rferl.org/266FBED0-6641-4726-AA17-ADA55C0B1A5A_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/266FBED0-6641-4726-AA17-ADA55C0B1A5A_mw800_mh600.jpg Aftermath of a May 29 explosion in the central Iraqi city of Ba'quabah (epa) June 5, 2006 -- Western news agencies are quoting Iraqi security officials as saying gunmen kidnapped at least 50 people in Baghdad today.


Associated Press quotes an Interior Ministry official, Lieutenant Colonel Falah al-Mohamedawi, as saying the gunmen abducted drivers and passengers from a pickup point on international bus routes.


No other details were immediately available.


(AFP, AP, Reuters)

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