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Kidnap Victims Freed in Northern Iraq

U.S. and Iraqi troops freed three Iraqi kidnap victims in the north Wednesday, while a Sunni professor was found dead hours after he was abducted in the southern city of Basra, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. Acting on a tip, Iraqi soldiers and police and members of the U.S. 172nd Stryker Brigade raided a house in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, a U.S. statement said. The combined force found the three Iraqis chained to the wall of the basement. There were no casualties, and the U.S. statement made no mention of arrests. Full Story

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