BAGHDAD, Feb 15 (KUNA) -- Three Turks were abducted by unknown gunmen in
the northern Iraqi Kirkuk province on Tuesday.
The gunmen abducted the three from their residence in the southern city of
Al-Alaab, a source from the Joint Operations Centre in Kirkuk said.
Reports differed on the occupation of the three Turks, with some saying
they were contractors, while others said they were builders employed by an
Iraqi Kurd businessman.
The Iraqi police are intensifying their investigations to discover the fate
of the three abductees, an Iraqi police officer who did not reveal his
The gunmen abducted three out of five Turks living in the premises, while
two are still unaccounted for, the officer revealed. (end)
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