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Thursday, February 7, 2008

Iraqi Troops rescue kidnapped boy!

According to one commenter:

Coalition forces also obtained another tape, shot
by Iraqi-led forces, that shows a mission in which
a kidnapped 11-year-old Iraqi boy is rescued after
being held for ransom.

Acting on a tip from a local Iraqi, the forces
planned a surprise raid last week on a home in
Kirkuk where an 11-year-old boy, the son of a
Kurdish mechanic, was being held for a $100,000
ransom by Al Qaeda.

The kidnappers had held the boy, Ammar, for four

Kidnapping and extortion are how Al Qaeda in Iraq
finances its attacks. It is big business. But this
time there was a happy ending.