June 15, 2007 -- Police in Iraq have found the bodies of 13 members of the national Tae Kwon-do team who were kidnapped last year on their way from Baghdad to Jordan.
Colonel Tareq al-Dulaimi, head of security for the western Al-Anbar governorate, said the corpses were found near a highway between the towns of Rutba and Al-Ramadi.
Militants kidnapped 15 members of the team in May 2006. The fate of the other two members is not known.
On The Verge Of Civil War
The Imam Al-Mahdi Army on parade (epa)
HAS THE CONFLICT IN IRAQ BECOME A CIVIL WAR? Many observers have concluded that the tit-for-tat sectarian violence that emerged after the February 2006 bombing of a mosque in Samarra has become a full-blown civil war.... (more)