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TA-ATTACKS: Jordanian Kidnapped in Iraq

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posted on Aug, 10 2004 @ 06:21 AM
In a worrisome escalation of boldness, three men dressed in Iraqi police uniforms have kidnapped a Jordanian businessman from his home. The Jordanian is an agent for a Japanese tyre company.
August 10, 2004

A JORDANIAN businessmen has been snatched from his home in the Iraq capital of Baghdad by an unknown group demanding a $US250,000 ($A350,557) ransom for his release.

Jordan's official news agency Petra today named him as Jamal Sadek al-Salaymeh, an agent for a Japanese motor tyre firm.

"He was taken by three men in police uniform who burst into his home in the Al-Saydiyeh district and drove him away in a white car to an unknown destination," the agency said.

Please visit the link provided for the complete story.

This kidnapping could be purely money-motivated, as no other demands have been made as yet.

[edit on 8-10-2004 by Valhall]

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