Turkish construction firm says 18 workers kidnapped in Baghdad

(MENAFN- The Peninsula)

ANKARA: Eighteen Turkish workers were kidnapped from a sports stadium they were constructing in northeast Baghdad on Wednesday morning the head of their firm Nurol Holding told Reuters.

"People dressed in military uniforms broke down the door at 3 am (0000 GMT) and abducted all these people" Nurol chief executive Ugur Dogan said. A spokesman for the Iraqi interior ministry had earlier said 16 people were taken.

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