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December 16, 2015 11:21 am

Gunmen Kidnap 26 Qataris in Iraqi Desert Near Saudi Border

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An Iraqi desert. Qataris were kidnapped near the Saudi border. Photo

An Iraqi desert. Qataris were kidnapped near the Saudi border. Photo

About 100 gunmen kidnapped at least 26 Qataris from their hunting camp in a sprawling desert area near the Saudi borders in the early hours of Wednesday, the regional governor and police officials said.

Two police officers in Samawa confirmed the kidnappings and said security forces launched a wide-scale search for the Qataris.

Read full story at The Guardian.

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