BAGHDAD, Aug 20 (KUNA) -- Unknown gunmen kidnapped acting Undersecretary of
the Ministry of Science and Technology Samir Salim Al-Attar in Baghdad, police
sources said Monday.
The sources said in press remarks the gunmen abducted Al-Attar while he was
returning to his house in Baghdad last night.
Minister of Science and Technology Raed Fahmi, in a phone call with KUNA,
confirmed the abduction and hoped he would be released soon.
Oil Undersecretary Abduljabbar Al-Wakka' and four managers in the Oil
ministry were kidnapped on August 14 by gunmen wearing uniform. (end)
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