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Sunday, 04 December 2022 09:52 GMT

2 Filipino women freed after kidnapped in Iraq's Diyala

(MENAFN) After being kidnapped on Saturday in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, two Filipino women were freed.

"Acting on intelligence reports, an Iraqi security force managed to free the two Filipino women," Lt. Gen. Mezhir al-Azzawi, commander of the security forces responsible for military operations in Diyala, told Xinhua.

"The two women are safe and in good health condition. They have been transferred to a security base," Azzawi said without giving further details.

On Saturday, Azzawi told Xinhua that the security forces received information from "a taxi driver that gunmen kidnapped two Filipino women from his car after they stopped him in al-Udheim area, some 60 km north of the provincial capital Baquba."


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