Body of kidnapped professor found in northern Iraq

The body of a kidnapped Iraqi professor was found in Mosul City in the northern province of Nineveh, a provincial police source said on Sunday. "

Body of kidnapped professor found in northern Iraq
The body of a kidnapped Iraqi professor was found in Mosul City in the northern province of Nineveh, a provincial police source said on Sunday. "

The body of Abdul Qadir Ali Abdullah, a lecturer for Arabic department in Mosul university, was found dumped in the al-Intisar neighborhood in eastern Mosul on Saturday," the source said.

Five days ago, unknown gunmen kidnapped the 38-year-old professor near his house in the nearby al-Quds neighborhood in the city, the source added.

Mosul, the capital city of the predominantly Sunni province of Nineveh, is some 400 km north of Baghdad.

Thousands of high-profile Iraqi professionals have left the country for fear of persistent violence and sectarian strife in the war-torn country since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003.

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Last Mod: 26 Ağustos 2007, 13:50
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