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Washington has said it is checking reports that three US tourists were detained by Iranians while hiking along the northern Iraqi border.
A senior security official in the Iraqi city of Suleymaniyeh, Qadr Hamajan, told Reuters news agency that the Americans were among a group of four tourists had arrived there on Wednesday.
Three of them set off the following day for the tourist resort of Ahmad Awa, about 150km (93 miles) to the east and near the Iranian border, he said.
If True then maybe the Darwin award is appropriate in this case. Who would have thought that Iraq had a functioning tourist resort?
I think Gallifreyan Medic hit the nail on the head. This was a distraction while others got through. But who or more ominously what, got through?
Originally posted by gallifreyan medic
Hiking in Iraq with how the country still is is either someone aiming for a Darwin award...