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Gunmen grab 26 at Baghdad factory in mass kidnap

Gunmen kidnapped 26 workers from a Baghdad meat processing plant on Sunday, police said, the latest of many mass kidnappings that officials say are motivated partly by money and partly by sectarian conflict. Men in civilian clothes drove into the factory in the mixed Amel district in the southwest of the capital, police said. One of their three vehicles resembled those used by police units. They drove their captives off in three trucks belonging to the plant, which specialises in making kibbeh spiced meatballs. Full Story

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