Report: Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq

By REUTERS
July 7, 2018 13:37
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BAQUBA, Iraq - Two Filipina women were kidnapped on Saturday in Iraq on a road connecting Baghdad to oil city Kirkuk, military, police, and local officials told Reuters.

The women were traveling with three other nationals of the Philippines on their way to Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, when their car broke down, two military sources said.The two women exited the car after it broke down. Unknown men drove by in a yellow car and took them, a military source said.

The identities, affiliation, and motivation of the kidnappers was not immediately clear, the sources said.


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