Officials Say Gunmen Kidnap 31 Suspected Criminals in Iraq

March 7, 2015 9:38 AM

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Gunmen dressed all in black abducted 31 Shiite men Saturday from their home in eastern Baghdad, an attack police described as targeting suspected criminals, Iraqi officials said. Separate attacks in the capital killed six people, authorities said.

The kidnappings happened early Saturday morning as gunmen stormed houses in the Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, kidnapping the men, two police officials said.

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