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Gunmen Abduct Sunni Imam In Iraq

(RFE/RL) 10 February 2006 -- Gunmen wearing Iraqi army uniforms have kidnapped a Sunni mosque leader from his Baghdad home.

The Interior Ministry said Adel Khalil Dawud, the imam of the Al-Nuami mosque, was seized on 9 February.

A number of Sunni clerics have been killed in Iraq in recent weeks. All are believed to be victims of spreading sectarian violence.

(compiled from agency reports)

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