Masked gunmen kidnap deputy justice minister in Iraq
Sept.8, Baghdad: Acting deputy Justice Minister of Iraq, Abdul Karim al-Faris, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the northern part of Baghdad, security officials have said.
Security guard and driver of the deputy minister have also been kidnapped in Al-Bunouk neighbourhood.
Masked gunmen driving four black SUVs blocked the officials vehicle before taking them hostage.
No one has claimed responsibility for the kidnap.
The Oslo Times