Three kidnapped Turks rescued in Iraq

14:16, April 26, 2011      

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Three Turks kidnapped in Kirkuk city of northern Iraq were rescued by Iraqi security forces on Monday, Turkish Foreign Ministry said.

The ministry stated that Turkish citizens Ali Hikmet Kulaksiz, Bahtiyar Hasan Kilic and Muttalip Kutuk, who were kidnapped on Feb. 15, were rescued in a successful operation staged by the Iraqi security forces backed by U.S. forces in the country.

The ministry said that the three rescued Turks were in good conditions.

Source: Xinhua
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