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Contractor, his 5 abductors, killed north of Tikrit

Aswat al-Iraq  April 9, 2011

SALAHADDIN / Aswat al-Iraq: An abducted contractor and five of his abductors, dressed in military uniform, have been killed in Salahddin’s Beiji township on Friday, in a clash between the abductors and the police, who killed them after they killed the contractor, a Salahaddin Police source said on Saturday.

“In the light of intelligence information, the police forces had managed to define the house, where the abductors were hiding between Salahaddin and Anbar Provinces, and when the place was surrounded by the police, the abductors released the abducted Contractor Yassir al-Fahad, who they shot dead before his arrival to the place where the policemen were,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

 He said the police returned fire by an attack on the house, killing the five abductors.

Beiji township is40 kmto the north of Tikrit, the center ofSalahaddinProvince, which is175 kmto the north of Baghdad.

April 22, 2011 - Posted by | Civilian Contractors, Contractor Casualties, Iraq | , , ,

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