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Turkish Truck Driver Kidnapped in Iraq - 2004-10-09


Another Turkish truck driver has been kidnapped in Iraq.

Iraqi police say unknown gunmen attacked an oil tanker near the northern city of Baiji Saturday, kidnapping one driver and injuring another.

Police said the wounded man's leg had be amputated.

Turkish truck drivers have increasingly become kidnapping targets in Iraq. Most have been freed by their abductors, but at least two have been killed.

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