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Employer of 50 Abductees Faced Inquiry About Links to Insurgents

The Sunni-owned security company where about 50 employees were kidnapped on Wednesday was under investigation for allegedly collaborating with the antigovernment insurgency, an Interior Ministry official said Thursday. The official, Maj. Gen. Mehdi Sabih Hashem al-Garawi, commander of a paramilitary police unit, said in an interview that his investigators had been examining the company. Many of its employees had been members of Saddam Hussein’s security forces, said a company employee who evaded the abductors. Full Story

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