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Gunmen kidnap Iraqi minister, 19 bodyguards

Iraq’s deputy electricity minister was kidnapped in eastern Baghdad Tuesday morning along with 19 of his bodyguards, Baghdad Emergency Police said. According to police, Raad al-Hareth’s convoy was ambushed in the capital’s Talibia section by gunmen wearing military uniforms. Police Lt. Ahmed Qassim said the gunmen were traveling in nine four-wheel-drive vehicles, The Associated Press reported. Full Story

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